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

JAN 2018


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DATE THOUGHT OF THE DAY
1/1/18      "Take away thy opinion, and then there is taken away the complaint, "I have been harmed." Take away the complaint, "I have been harmed," and the harm is taken away." - Marcus Aurelius
1/2/18      "In the case of good books, the point is not how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." - Mortimer J. Adler
1/3/18      "The most important discoveries will provide answers to questions that we do not yet know how to ask and will concern objects we have not yet imagined." - John N. Bahcall
1/4/18      "My friend is one... who take me for what I am." - Henry David Thoreau
1/5/18      "I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much." - Mother Teresa
1/6/18      "It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door." - Publilius Syrus
1/7/18      "In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer." - Albert Camus
1/8/18      "To play it safe is not to play." - Robert Altman
1/9/18      "That's the worst of growing up, and I'm beginning to realize it. The things you wanted so much when you were a child don't seem half so wonderful to you when you get them." - L. M. Montgomery
1/10/18      "The roses, the lovely notes, the dining and dancing are all welcome and splendid. But when the Godiva is gone, the gift of real love is having someone who'll go the distance with you. Someone who, when the wedding day limo breaks down, is willing to share a seat on the bus." - Oprah Winfrey
1/11/18      "Make a decision, even if it's wrong." - Jarvis Klem
1/12/18      "If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor." - Albert Einstein
1/13/18      "Watch out for the fellow who talks about putting things in order! Putting things in order always means getting other people under your control." - Denis Diderot
1/14/18      "Food is our common ground, a universal experience." - James Beard
1/15/18      "Pretending is not just play. Pretending is imagined possibility. Pretending, or acting, is a very valuable life skill and we do it all the time." - Meryl Streep
1/16/18      "Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings." - Samuel Johnson
1/17/18      "Inspiration does exist, but it must find you working." - Pablo Picasso
1/18/18      "Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing." - Abraham Lincoln
1/19/18      "If it doesn't feel right, don't do it. That's the lesson. That lesson alone, will save you a lot of grief. Even doubt means don't." - Oprah Winfrey
1/20/18      "There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure." - Colin Powell
1/21/18      "This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
1/22/18      "Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict." - William Ellery Channing
1/23/18      "Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb." - Sir Winston Churchill
1/24/18      "We should every night call ourselves to an account: What infirmity have I mastered today? What passions opposed? What temptation resisted? What virtue acquired?" - Seneca
1/25/18      "There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up." - Booker T. Washington
1/26/18      "Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms." - George Eliot
1/27/18      "An idea isn't worth that much. It's the execution of the idea that has value. If you can't convince one other person that this is something to devote your life to, then it's not worth it." - Joel Spolsky
1/28/18      "To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe." - Anatole France
1/29/18      "Do what you love, love what you do, leave the world a better place and don't pick your nose." - Jeff Mallett
1/30/18      "There is nothing like a newborn baby to renew your spirit - and to buttress your resolve to make the world a better place." - Virginia Kelley
1/31/18      "Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in." - Amy Lowell


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