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THOUGHT-OF-THE-DAY ARCHIVE
"Our life is what our thoughts make it."
- Marcus Aurelius

FEB 2013


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
2/1/13     "When I was a young man, I observed that nine out of 10 things I did were failures. I didn't want to be a failure, so I did 10 times more work." - George Bernard Shaw
2/2/13     "About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends." - Herbert Hoover
2/3/13     "Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." - Theodore Roosevelt
2/4/13     "I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it." - Rita Mae Brown
2/5/13     "Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep." - Scott Adams
2/6/13     "No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit." - Andrew Carnegie
2/7/13     "It is the dull man who is always sure, and the sure man who is always dull." - H.L. Mencken
2/8/13     "The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it." - Henry David Thoreau
2/9/13     "A man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts." - Harold Macmillan
2/10/13     "What we see depends mainly on what we look for." - John Lubbock
2/11/13     "The art of happiness lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things." - Henry Ward Beecher
2/12/13     "Be sure you put your feet in the right place, and then stand firm." - Abraham Lincoln
2/13/13     "He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself." - Thomas Fuller
2/14/13     "Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine!" - Thomas Hood
2/15/13     "To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe." - Marilyn vos Savant
2/16/13     "To have ideas is to gather flowers; to think is to weave them into garlands." - Anne Sophie Swetchine
2/17/13     "America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves." - Abraham Lincoln
2/18/13     "Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence." - George Washington
2/19/13     "Don't feel entitled to anything you didn't sweat and struggle for." - Marian Wright Edelman
2/20/13     "Solitude is the salt of personhood. It brings out the authentic flavor of every experience." - May Sarton
2/21/13     "What can be asserted without proof can be dismissed without proof." - Christopher Hitchens
2/22/13     "Affection is the most important thing. And the quality of affection - with your friends, your lovers, your family. But particularly for your own generation." - Allen Ginsberg
2/23/13     "Better to be occasionally cheated than perpetually suspicious." - B.C. Forbes
2/24/13     "The height of cleverness is being able to conceal it." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
2/25/13     "As time passes we all get better at blazing a trail through the thicket of advice." - Margot Bennett
2/26/13     "Those who do not move do not notice their chains." - Rosa Luxemburg
2/27/13     "If your contribution has been vital there will always be somebody to pick up where you left off, and that will be your claim to immortality." - Walter Gropius
2/28/13     "A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit." - Desiderius Erasmus


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