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

JUN 2012


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
6/1/12     "The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie - deliberate, continued, and dishonest - but the myth - persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic." - John F. Kennedy
6/2/12     "It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it." - Aristotle
6/3/12     "For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
6/4/12     "A chief event of life is the day in which we have encountered a mind that startled us." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
6/5/12     "All human wisdom is summed up in two words - wait and hope." - Alexandre Dumas Pere
6/6/12     "If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started." - Marcus Garvey
6/7/12     "Beware of over-great pleasure in being popular or even beloved." - Margaret Fuller
6/8/12     "Our age knows nothing but reaction, and leaps from one extreme to another." - Reinhold Niebuhr
6/9/12     "A man with a surplus can control circumstances, but a man without a surplus is controlled by them, and often has no opportunity to exercise judgment." - Harvey S. Firestone
6/10/12     "We cannot live for ourselves alone. Our lives are connected by a thousand invisible threads, And along these sympathetic fibers, our actions run as causes and return to us as results." - Herman Melville
6/11/12     "As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being." - Carl Jung
6/12/12     "Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's." - Billy Wilder
6/13/12     "You don't have to buy from anyone. You don't have to work at any particular job. You don't have to participate in any given relationship. You can choose." - Harry Browne
6/14/12     "Change is not made without inconvenience, even from worse to better." - Richard Hooker
6/15/12     "Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying to others." - Fyodor Dostoevsky
6/16/12     "The great majority of mankind are satisfied with appearances, as though they were realities, and are often even more influenced by the things that seem than by those that are." - Niccolo Machiavelli
6/17/12     "By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong." - Charles Wadsworth
6/18/12     "The only true freedom each of us has in life is the freedom to choose. The most important choice is who we will become." - John C. Maxwell
6/19/12     "The art of happiness lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things." - Henry Ward Beecher
6/20/12     "Submission to what people call their 'lot' is simply ignoble. If your lot makes you cry and be wretched, get rid of it and take another." - Elizabeth von Arnim
6/21/12     "All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions." - Adlai E. Stevenson
6/22/12     "Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend." - Thomas Chandler Haliburton
6/23/12     "It's not your job to like me -- it's mine." - Byron Katie
6/24/12     "If you can make people laugh, you get all the love you want." - Art Buchwald
6/25/12     "Failure: A man who has blundered but is not able to cash in on the experience." - Elbert Hubbard
6/26/12     "Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?" - T.S. Eliot
6/27/12     "Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
6/28/12     "Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think." - Jean de la Bruyere
6/29/12     "In order to go on living one must try to escape the death involved in perfectionism." - Hannah Arendt
6/30/12     "Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better." - Albert Camus


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