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

JAN 2011


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
1/1/11     "Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man." - Benjamin Franklin
1/2/11     "I've continued to recognize the power individuals have to change virtually anything and everything in their lives in an instant. I've learned that the resources we need to turn our dreams into reality are within us, merely waiting for the day when we decide to wake up and claim our birthright." - Anthony Robbins
1/3/11     "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
1/4/11     "The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority." - Kenneth Blanchard
1/5/11     "Probably nothing in the world arouses more false hopes than the first four hours of a diet." - Samuel Beckett
1/6/11     "If you can't change your fate, change your attitude." - Amy Tan
1/7/11     "It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives. It's what we do consistently." - Anthony Robbins
1/8/11     "Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting." - Elizabeth Bibesco
1/9/11     "There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way." - Christopher Morley
1/10/11     "People always call it luck when you've acted more sensibly than they have." - Anne Tyler
1/11/11     "If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life." - Frank Lloyd Wright
1/12/11     "Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success." - Swami Vivekananda
1/13/11     "Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself." - William Faulkner
1/14/11     "Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts." - Albert Einstein
1/15/11     "Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product." - Eleanor Roosevelt
1/16/11     "The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get." - Jim Rohn
1/17/11     "Never regret. If it's good, it's wonderful. If it's bad, it's experience." - Eleanor Hibbert
1/18/11     "Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, 'I will try again tomorrow.' " - Mary Anne Radmacher
1/19/11     "Even the smallest victory is never to be taken for granted. Each victory must be applauded, because it is so easy not to battle at all, to just accept and call that acceptance inevitable." - Audre Lorde
1/20/11     "Patience and time do more than strength or passion." - Jean de LaFontaine
1/21/11     "You may easily play a joke on a man who likes to argue -- agree with him." - Edgar Watson Howe
1/22/11     "The respect of those you respect is worth more than the applause of the multitude." - Arnold Glasow
1/23/11     "A man doesn't begin to attain wisdom until he recognizes that he is no longer indispensable." - Richard Byrd
1/24/11     "Fear paralyzes; curiosity empowers. Be more interested than afraid." - Patricia Alexander
1/25/11     "I do not have what I own, nor do I have what I do. I only have what I am." - D. Trinidad Hunt
1/26/11     "Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul." - John Dryden
1/27/11     "Power is the ability not to have to please." - Elizabeth Janeway
1/28/11     "Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment and learn again to exercise his will -- his personal responsibility." - Albert Schweitzer
1/29/11     "Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, get better answers." - Anthony Robbins
1/30/11     "We all admire the wisdom of people who come to us for advice." - Jack Herbert
1/31/11     "Existence was given us for action. Our worth is determined by the good deed we do, rather than by the fine emotions we feel." - George MacDonald


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