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

JAN 2013


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
1/1/13     "New Year's Day is every man's birthday." - Charles Lamb
1/2/13     "It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism while the wolf remains of a different opinion." - William Ralph Inge
1/3/13     "You should not live one way in private, another in public." - Publilius Syrus
1/4/13     "Government is a broker in pillage, and every election is a sort of advance auction in stolen goods." - H. L. Mencken
1/5/13     "We have surmounted all the perils and endured all the agonies of the past. We shall provide against and thus prevail over the dangers and problems of the future, withhold no sacrifice, grudge no toil, seek no sordid gain, fear no foe. All will be well. We have, I believe, within us the life-strength and guiding light by which the tormented world around us may find the harbour of safety, after a storm-beaten voyage." - Winston Churchill
1/6/13     "When you make a world tolerable for yourself, you make a world tolerable for others." - Anais Nin
1/7/13     "If you would persuade, you must appeal to interest rather than intellect." - Benjamin Franklin
1/8/13     "Anyone without a sense of humor is at the mercy of everyone else." - William Rotsler
1/9/13     "No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time." - Winston Churchill
1/10/13     "Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof." - John Kenneth Galbraith
1/11/13     "Be moderate in all things, including moderation." - Oscar Wilde
1/12/13     "Quarrel not at all. No man resolved to make the most of himself can spare time for personal contention." - Abraham Lincoln
1/13/13     "You'll worry less about what people think about you when you realize how seldom they do." - David Foster Wallace
1/14/13     "You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose." - Lou Holtz
1/15/13     "I believe that man will not merely endure: he will prevail." - William Faulkner
1/16/13     "Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail." - Charles F. Kettering
1/17/13     "Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly." - Francis Bacon
1/18/13     "It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer." - Albert Einstein
1/19/13     "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." - Thomas Edison
1/20/13     "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." - Phillip K. Dick
1/21/13     "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." - Martin Luther King, Jr.
1/22/13     "Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe." - Abraham Lincoln
1/23/13     "A sound mind in a sound body is a short but full description of a happy state in this world." - John Locke
1/24/13     "The fixity of a habit is generally in direct proportion to its absurdity." - Marcel Proust
1/25/13     "In this world, you must be a bit too kind to be kind enough." - Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux
1/26/13     "The man who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides. Accept life, and you must accept regret." - Henri Frederic Amiel
1/27/13     "The word 'listen' contains the same letters as the word 'silent.' " - Alfred Brendel
1/28/13     The human mind treats a new idea the same way the body treats a strange protein; it rejects it." - Peter Medawar
1/29/13     "If your morals make you dreary, depend upon it they are wrong." - Robert Louis Stevenson
1/30/13     "It's not a slam at you when people are rude - it's a slam at the people they've met before." - F. Scott Fitzgerald
1/31/13     "Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one." - Benjamin Franklin


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