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

JUN 2010


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
6/1/10     "The trouble with life isn't that there is no answer, it's that there are so many answers." - Ruth Benedict
6/2/10     "My own view about bringing up kids is praise, praise and praise again."- Sir Richard Branson
6/3/10     "A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul." - George Bernard Shaw
6/4/10     "The Interstate highway system has made it possible to go from sea to shining sea without seeing anything."- Charles Kuralt
6/5/10     "A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her." - David Brinkley
6/6/10     "Americans have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?" - Alexis de Tocqueville
6/7/10     "You better live your best and act your best and think your best today, for today is the sure preparation for tomorrow and all the other tomorrows that follow." - Harriet Martineau
6/8/10     "History suggests that capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom. Clearly, it is not a sufficient condition." - Milton Friedman
6/9/10     "Pride, like humility, is destroyed by one's insistence that he possesses it." - Kenneth Bancroft Clark
6/10/10     "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure."- Helen Keller
6/11/10     "It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."- Aristotle
6/12/10     "Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them." - James Baldwin
6/13/10     "How often in life it is a truth that we have no time for our friends but all the time in the world for our enemies." - Leon Uris
6/14/10     "The things that the flag stands for were created by the experiences of a great people. Everything that it stands for was written by their lives. The flag is the embodiment not of sentiment, but of history." - Woodrow Wilson
6/15/10     "I guess we all like to be recognized not for one piece of fireworks, but for the ledger of our daily work." - Neil Armstrong
6/16/10     "They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself." - Andy Warhol
6/17/10     "Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing." - Albert Schweitzer
6/18/10     "Happiness, it seems to me, consists of two things: first, in being where you belong, and second - and best - in comfortably going through everyday life, that is, having had a good night's sleep and not being hurt by new shoes." - Theodor Fontane
6/19/10     "I've never known any trouble that an hour's reading didn't assuage."- Charles de Secondat
6/20/10     "I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection."- Sigmund Freud
6/21/10     "We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over."- Aneurin Bevan
6/22/10     "The time to relax is when you don't have time for it." - Sydney J. Harris
6/23/10     "The summer night is like a perfection of thought." - Wallace Stevens
6/24/10     "One must believe in the reality of time. Otherwise one is just dreaming." - Simone Weil
6/25/10     "I cannot seem to feel alive unless I am alert and I cannot feel alert unless I push past the point where I have control." - Charles Bowden
6/26/10     "My experience is what I agree to attend to." - William James
6/27/10     "Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt." - Herbert Hoover
6/28/10     "We Americans are the best informed people on earth as to the events of the last twenty-four hours; we are the not the best informed as the events of the last sixty centuries."- Will Durant
6/29/10     "Spontaneity is total sincerity - and as a rule the civilized adult is goaded into it only by despair, suffering or imminent death."- Alan Watts
6/30/10     "A pessimist is a man who looks both ways when he's crossing a one-way street." - Laurence J. Peter


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