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

JULY 09


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
7/1/09     "One never knows what each day is going to bring. The important thing is to be open and ready for it." - Henry Moore
7/2/09     "If you want to see what children can do, you must stop giving them things." - Norman Douglas
7/3/09     "The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism." - Sir William Osler
7/4/09     "Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one." - Benjamin Franklin
7/5/09     "I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom." - Anatole France
7/6/09     "Before borrowing money from a friend, decide which you need most." - American Proverb
7/7/09     "Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them." - Oscar Wilde
7/8/09     "Women prefer to talk in two's, while men prefer to talk in three's." - Gilbert Keith Chesterton
7/9/09     "A gentleman who had been very unhappy in marriage, married immediately after his wife died: Johnson said, it was the triumph of hope over experience." - Samuel Johnson
7/10/09     "To cheat one's self out of love is the greatest deception of which there is no reparation in either time or eternity." - Soren Keirkegarrd
7/11/09     "Once a woman has forgiven a man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast." - Marlene Dietrich
7/12/09     "It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part." - Marcel Proust
7/13/09     "I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him." - Booker Washington
7/14/09     "A true friend is one who likes you despite your achievements." - Arnold Bennett
7/15/09     "As in political, so in literary action, a man wins friends for himself mostly by the passion of his prejudices." - Joseph Conrad
7/16/09     "It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness." - George Santayana
7/17/09     "He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had tried and failed." - William James
7/18/09     "Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage." - Benjamin Franklin
7/19/09     "Everybody's friend is nobody's." - Arthur Schopenhauer
7/20/09     "It is better to be deceived by one's friends than to deceive them." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
7/21/09     "Don't tell your friends their social faults; they will cure the fault and never forgive you." - Logan Pearsall Smith
7/22/09     "I maintain that, if everyone knew what others said about him, there would not be four friends in the world." - Blaise Pascal
7/23/09     "It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust." - Samuel Johnson
7/24/09     "Science without religion is lame; religion without science is blind." - Albert Einstein
7/25/09     "Nothing emboldens sin so much as mercy." - William Shakespeare
7/26/09     "He is a self-made man and worships his creator." - John Bright
7/27/09     "Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death." - Arthur Schopenhauer
7/28/09     "We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another." - Jonathan Swift
7/29/09     "In nature, there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are consequences." - Robert Greene Ingersoll
7/30/09     "To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible." - Saint Thomas Aquinas
7/31/09     "Nothing ever gets anywhere. The earth keeps turning round and gets nowhere. The moment is the only thing that counts." - Jean Cocteau


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