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

MARCH 2008


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
3/1/08     "If it were not for hopes, the heart would break." - Thomas Fuller
3/2/08     "Heroes are created by popular demand, sometimes out of the scantiest materials, or none at all." - Gerald W. Johnson
3/3/08     "People who love soft methods and hate iniquity forget this, that reform consists in taking a bone from a dog. Philosophy will not do it." - John Jay Chapman
3/4/08     "If there be a faith that can move mountains, it is faith in one's own power." - Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach
3/5/08     "Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power." - George Bernard Shaw
3/6/08     "People wish to learn to swim and at the same time to keep one foot on the ground." - Marcel Proust
3/7/08     "Great bodies of people are never responsible for what they do." - Virginia Woolf
3/8/08     "The good life, as I conceive it, is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy; I mean that if you are happy you will be good." - Bertrand Russell
3/9/08     "He who is taught to live upon little owes more to his father's wisdom than he who has a great deal left him does to his father's care." - William Penn
3/10/08     "Sleep: The golden chain that ties health and our bodies together." - Thomas Dekker
3/11/08     "Patriotism is easy to understand in America; it means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country." - Calvin Coolidge
3/12/08     "Everyone should learn to do one thing supremely well because he likes it, and one thing supremely well because he detests it." - B. W. M. Young
3/13/08     "America's greatness has been the greatness of a free people who shared certain moral commitments. Freedom without moral commitment is aimless and promptly self-destructive." - John W. Gardner
3/14/08     "Chance makes our parents, but choice makes our friends." - Jacques Delille
3/15/08     "It's not what's happening to you now or what has happened in your past that determines who you become. Rather, it's your decisions about what to focus on, what things mean to you, and what you're going to do about them that will determine your ultimate destiny." - Anthony Robbins
3/16/08     "Exaggerated sensitiveness is an expression of the feeling of inferiority." - Alfred Adler
3/17/08     "It is my rule never to lose me temper till it would be detrimental to keep it." - Sean O'Casey
3/18/08     "An acre of performance is worth a whole world of promise." - William Dean Howells
3/19/08     "In any great organization it is far, far safer to be wrong with the majority than to be right alone." - John Kenneth Galbraith
3/20/08     "Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger." - Francis Quarles
3/21/08     "Early in life, I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasions to change." - Frank Lloyd Wright
3/22/08     "Libraries are reservoirs of strength, grace and wit, reminders of order, calm and continuity, lakes of mental energy, neither warm nor cold, light nor dark. The pleasure they give is steady, unorgastic, reliable, deep and long-lasting. In any library in the world, I am at home, unselfconscious, still and absorbed." - Germaine Greer
3/23/08     "If a man doesn't delight in himself and the force in him and feel that he and it are wonders, how is all life to become important to him?" - Sherwood Anderson
3/24/08     "The man who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely the one who dropped it." - Lou Holtz
3/25/08     "It is in virtue that happiness consists, for virtue is the state of mind which tends to make the whole of life harmonious." - Zeno of Citium
3/26/08     "A technical objection is the first refuge of a scoundrel." - Heywood Broun
3/27/08     "Our power is in our ability to decide." - R. Buckminster Fuller
3/28/08     "Optimism doesn't wait on facts. It deals with prospects. Pessimism is a waste of time." - Norman Cousins
3/29/08     "The course of true love never did run smooth." - William Shakespeare
3/30/08     "Flowers grow out of dark moments." - Corita Kent
3/31/08     "All the great blessings of my life are present in my thoughts today." - Phoebe Cary


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