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

JAN 2016


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
1/1/16     "For last year's words belong to last year's language and next year's words await another voice." - T.S. Eliot
1/2/16     "Those who have a 'why' to live, can bear with almost any 'how'." - Viktor E. Frankl
1/3/16     "Courage is the capacity to confront what can be imagined." - Leo Rosten
1/4/16     "To see a world in a grain of sand, / And a heaven in a wild flower, / Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, / And eternity in an hour." - William Blake
1/5/16     "Your position never gives you the right to command. It only imposes on you the duty of so living your life that others may receive your orders without being humiliated." - Dag Hammarskjold
1/6/16     "Bring ideas in and entertain them royally, for one of them may be the king." - Mark Van Doren
1/7/16     "All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership." - John Kenneth Galbraith
1/8/16     "Our expression and our words never coincide, which is why the animals don't understand us." - Malcolm De Chazal
1/9/16     "The real index of civilization is when people are kinder than they need to be." - Louis de Bernieres
1/10/16     "Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people." - Carl Jung
1/11/16     "What worries you, masters you." - John Locke
1/12/16     "Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power." - Clint Eastwood
1/13/16     "Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go." - Hermann Hesse
1/14/16     "Never mistake motion for action." - Ernest Hemingway
1/15/16     "Always recognize that human individuals are ends, and do not use them as means to your end." - Immanuel Kant
1/16/16     "In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit." - Albert Schweitzer
1/17/16     "Humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking of yourself less." - C.S. Lewis
1/18/16     "The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists, who are dedicated to justice, peace, and brotherhood. The trailblazers in human, academic, scientific, and religious freedom have always been nonconformists. In any cause that concerns the progress of mankind, put your faith in the nonconformist!" - Martin Luther King, Jr.
1/19/16     "Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together." - Vincent van Gogh
1/20/16     "If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient observation than to any other reason." - Isaac Newton
1/21/16     "The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are." - Marcus Aurelius
1/22/16     "To talk well and eloquently is a very great art, but that an equally great one is to know the right moment to stop." - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
1/23/16     "The soul that is within me no man can degrade. - Frederick Douglass
1/24/16     "Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness." - James Thurber
1/25/16     "Real communication happens when people feel safe." - Ken Blanchard
1/26/16     "The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why." - Mark Twain
1/27/16     "It may be necessary temporarily to accept a lesser evil, but one must never label a necessary evil as good." - Margaret Mead
1/28/16     "Genius is eternal patience." - Michelangelo
1/29/16     "The real world is much smaller than the imaginary." - Friedrich Nietzsche
1/30/16     "A broken bone can heal, but the wound a word opens can fester forever." - Jessamyn West
1/31/16     "Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there." - Marcus Aurelius


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