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

MAR 2012


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
3/1/12     "Come forth into the light of things, Let Nature be your teacher." - William Wordsworth
3/2/12     "Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing it is always from the noblest motive." - Oscar Wilde
3/3/12     "Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay." - Simone de Beauvoir
3/4/12     "The sad truth is that excellence makes people nervous." - Shana Alexander
3/5/12     "Material power that is not counterbalanced by adequate spiritual power, that is, by love and wisdom, is a curse." - Arnold J. Toynbee
3/6/12     "People who cannot recognize a palpable absurdity are very much in the way of civilization." - Agnes Repplier
3/7/12     "I think that the glorious thing about the human race is that it does change the world - constantly. The world or 'life' may seem to more often overwhelm the human being, but it is the human being's capacity for struggling against being overwhelmed which is remarkable and exhilarating." - Lorraine Hansberry
3/8/12     "Dare to be yourself." - Andre Gide
3/9/12     "The only real training for leadership is leadership." - Antony Jay
3/10/12     "Perfect order is the forerunner of perfect horror." - Carlos Fuentes
3/11/12     "Real luxury is time and opportunity to read for pleasure." - Jane Brody
3/12/12     "If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm." - Bruce Barton
3/13/12     "A man does not plant a tree for himself; he plants it for posterity." - Alexander Smith
3/14/12     "Love demands infinitely less than friendship." - George Jean Nathan
3/15/12     "I believe in intuition and inspiration. Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution. It is, strictly speaking, a real factor in scientific research." - Albert Einstein
3/16/12     "Fun I love, but too much fun is of all things the most loathsome. Mirth is better than fun, and happiness is better than mirth." - William Blake
3/17/12     "The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes." - Winston Churchill
3/18/12     "Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must be first overcome." - Samuel Johnson
3/19/12     "When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary." - William Wordsworth
3/20/12     "It's spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you've got it, you want - oh, you don't quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!" - Mark Twain
3/21/12     "Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves." - Walter Anderson
3/22/12     "It is by no means self-evident that human beings are most real when most violently excited; violent physical passions do not in themselves differentiate men from each other, but rather tend to reduce them to the same state." - Thomas Elliot
3/23/12     "Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct; they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them." - Benjamin Disraeli
3/24/12     "So many new ideas are at first strange and horrible, though ultimately valuable that a very heavy responsibility rests upon those who would prevent their dissemination." - John Haldane
3/25/12     "Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish." - Ovid
3/26/12     "Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense." - Gertrude Stein
3/27/12     "Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
3/28/12     "The charity that hastens to proclaim its good deeds, ceases to be charity, and is only pride and ostentation." - William Hutton
3/29/12     "It is a mistake to regard age as a downhill grade toward dissolution. The reverse is true. As one grows older, one climbs with surprising strides." - George Sand
3/30/12     "If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is a compromise." - Robert Fritz
3/31/12     "Laughter is the closest distance between two people." - Victor Borge


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