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

JUN 2015


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
6/1/15     "The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassions, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen." - Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
6/2/15     "I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it." - Jonathan Winters
6/3/15     "Leadership is a combination of strategy and character. If you must be without one, be without the strategy." - Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf
6/4/15     "The beginnings and endings of all human undertakings are untidy." - John Galsworthy
6/5/15     "Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible." - Albert Einstein
6/6/15     "He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything." - Thomas Carlyle
6/7/15     "Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves." - Carl Jung
6/8/15     "Teach self-denial and make its practice pleasure, and you can create for the world a destiny more sublime that ever issued from the brain of the wildest dreamer." - Sir Walter Scott
6/9/15     "Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: It is character." - Albert Einstein
6/10/15     "Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected." - Steve Jobs
6/11/15     "Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance." - Robert Quillen
6/12/15     "By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest." - Confucius
6/13/15     "I don't want to repeat my innocence. I want the pleasure of losing it again." - F. Scott Fitzgerald
6/14/15     "To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you like everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting." - E.E. Cummings
6/15/15     "The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them." - Paulo Coelho
6/16/15     "Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength." - Corrie ten Boom
6/17/15     "Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired." - Robert Frost
6/18/15     "Fiction is the truth inside the lie." - Stephen King
6/19/15     "Let no man pull you so low as to hate him." - Martin Luther King Jr.
6/20/15     "People who claim that they're evil are usually no worse than the rest of us... It's people who claim that they're good, or any way better than the rest of us, that you have to be wary of." - Gregory Maguire
6/21/15     "My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me" - Jim Valvano
6/22/15     "A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on." - Winston Churchill
6/23/15     "That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you're not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong." - F. Scott Fitzgerald
6/24/15     "I don't trust people who don't love themselves and tell me, 'I love you.' ... There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt." - Maya Angelou
6/25/15     "When love is not madness it is not love." - Pedro Calderon de la Barca
6/26/15     "You are so busy being YOU that you have no idea how utterly unprecedented you are." - John Green
6/27/15     "Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out." - J.K. Rowling
6/28/15     "The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly." - Gautama Buddha
6/29/15     "All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle." - Francis of Assisi
6/30/15     "The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking." - Albert Einstein


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