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

JUNE 09


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
6/1/09     "The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye; the more light you pour upon it, the more it will contract." - Oliver W. Holmes, Jr.
6/2/09     "A neurosis is a secret that you don't know you are keeping." - Kenneth Tynan
6/3/09     "The inner fire is the most important thing mankind possesses." - Edith Sodergran
6/4/09     "I am extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end." - Margaret Thatcher
6/5/09     "It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument." - William G. McAdoo
6/6/09     "Men are born with two eyes, but only one tongue, in order that they should see twice as much as they say." - Charles Caleb Colton
6/7/09     "Patience is the companion of wisdom." - St. Augustine
6/8/09     "People, when they first come to America, whether as travelers or settlers, become aware of a new and agreeable feeling: that the whole country is their oyster." - Alistair Cooke
6/9/09     "You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question." - Albert Camus
6/10/09     "The man who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides. Accept life, and you must accept regret." - Henri-Frederic Amiel
6/11/09     "The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
6/12/09     "Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority." - Thomas Huxley
6/13/09     "The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook." - William James
6/14/09     "The mind's direction is more important than its progress."Joseph Joubert
6/15/09     "Man is what he believes." - Anton Chekhov
6/16/09     "To have doubted one's own first principles is the mark of a civilized man." - Oliver W. Holmes, Jr.
6/17/09     "Very simple ideas lie within the reach only of complex minds." - Remy de Gourmont
6/18/09     "Colleges hate geniuses, just as convents hate saints." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
6/19/09     "To want to forget something is to think of it. - French Proverb
6/20/09     "There are two sides to every question: my side and the wrong side." - Oscar Levant
6/21/09     "It is a wise child that knows its own father, and an unusual one that unreservedly approves of him." - Mark Twain
6/22/09     "Cynicism is the intellectual cripple's substitute for intelligence. It is the dishonest businessman's sub writer, for self-respect." - Russell Lynes
6/23/09     "Clear your mind of cant." - Dr. Samuel Johnson
6/24/09     "A committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled." - Barnett Cocks
6/25/09     "An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not the invasion of ideas." - Victor Hugo
6/26/09     "The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts."- Bertrand Russell
6/27/09     "We never do anything well till we cease to think about the manner of doing it." - William Hazlitt
6/28/09     "Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must be first overcome." - Samuel Johnson
6/29/09     "Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in." - Andrew Jackson
6/30/09     "We're drowning in information and starving for knowledge." - Rutherford Rogers


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