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

MARCH 2006


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
3/1/06     "New knowledge is the most valuable commodity on earth. The more truth we have to work with, the richer we become." - Kurt Vonnegut
3/2/06     "Things could not have been brought into being by God in any manner or in any order different from that which has in fact obtained." - Baruch Spinoza
3/3/06     "If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, 'thank you,' that would suffice." - Meister Eckhart
3/4/06     "The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions." - Alfred Adler
3/5/06     "Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
3/6/06     "But words are things, and a small drop of ink, falling like dew upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." - Lord Byron
3/7/06     "Silence is one of the great arts of conversation." - Cicero
3/8/06     "Good judgment comes from experience, and experience - well, that comes from poor judgment." - A.A. Milne
3/9/06     "The world of books is the most remarkable creation of man. Nothing else that he builds ever lasts." - Clarence Shepard Day
3/10/06     "The reward of a thing well done, is to have done it." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
3/11/06     "Before you can do something you must first be something." - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
3/12/06     "Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears." - Marcus Aurelius
3/13/06     "There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
3/14/06     "Rewards and punishments are the lowest form of education." - Chuang-tzu
3/15/06     "Remember March, the Ides of March remember. Did not great Julius bleed for justice' sake? What villain touched his body, that did stab and not for justice?" - William Shakespeare
3/16/06     "Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs." - Malcolm Forbes
3/17/06     "O Paddy dear, an' did ye hear the news that's goin'; round? The shamrock is by law forbid to grow on Irish ground! No more Saint Patrick's Day we'll keep, his colour can't be seen, For there's a cruel law agin the wearin' o' the Green!" - Unknown
3/18/06     "Interpretation is the revenge of the intellect upon art. Even more. It is the revenge of the intellect upon the world. To interpret is to impoverish, to deplete the world - in order to set up a shadow world of 'meanings.' " - Susan Sontag
3/19/06     "I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy." - Rabindranath Tagore
3/20/06     "Spring in the world! And all things are made new!" - Richard Hovey
3/21/06     "To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often." - Sir Winston Churchill
3/22/06     "Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in this life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from." - Elisabeth KuBler-Ross
3/23/06     "I look upon every day to be lost, in which I do not make a new acquaintance." - Samuel Johnson
3/24/06     "Nobody holds a good opinion of a man who has a low opinion of himself." - Anthony Trollope
3/25/06     "What is time? The shadow on the dial, the striking of the clock, the running of the sand, day and night, summer and winter, months, years, centuries - these are but arbitrary and outward signs, the measure of Time, not Time itself. Time is the Life of the soul." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
3/26/06     "Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts." - William Hazlit
3/27/06     "If we don't expect, we have all things." - Buddha
3/28/06     "The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well." - Horace Walpole
3/29/06     "A popular Government, without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to a Farce or a Tragedy; or, perhaps both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance: And a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives." - James Madison
3/30/06     "The real voyage of discovery consists, not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes." - Marcel Proust
3/31/06     "The degree of one's emotion varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts -- the less you know the hotter you get." - Bertrand Russell


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