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

MAR 2013


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
3/1/13     "I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people." - Mohandas Gandhi
3/2/13     "Chance favors the prepared mind." - Louis Pasteur
3/3/13     "Some people say they haven't yet found themselves. But the self is not something one finds; it is something one creates." - Thomas Szasz
3/4/13     "Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides." - Margaret Thatcher
3/5/13     "Higher taxes never reduce the deficit. Governments spend whatever they take in and then whatever they can get away with." - Milton Friedman
3/6/13     "The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be either good or evil." - Hannah Arendt
3/7/13     "Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain." - Friedrich Schiller
3/8/13     "The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter." - Winston Churchill
3/9/13     "The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't." - Henry Ward Beecher
3/10/13     "He who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears." - Michel de Montaigne
3/11/13     "Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts." - Blaise Pascal
3/12/13     "The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be." - Socrates
3/13/13     "It takes a very deep-rooted opinion to survive unexpressed." - Jean Rostand
3/14/13     "Life leaps like a geyser for those who drill through the rock of inertia." - Alexis Carrel
3/15/13     "Genius is eternal patience." - Michelangelo
3/16/13     "The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts." - Edmund Burke
3/17/13     "If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace." - Thomas Paine
3/18/13     "Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform." - Susan B. Anthony
3/19/13     "The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking." - A.A. Milne
3/20/13     "Talent develops in quiet, Character in the torrent of the world." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
3/21/13     "A pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." -- Winston Churchill
3/22/13     "It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation." - Herman Melville
3/23/13     "Genius is talent set on fire by courage." - Henry van Dyke
3/24/13     "I'll walk where my own nature would be leading: It vexes me to choose another guide." - Emily Bronte
3/25/13     "The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice." - Ernest Hemingway
3/26/13     "The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions." - Antony Jay
3/27/13     "Sincerity is everything. If you can fake that, you've got it made." - George Burns
3/28/13     "To see ourselves as others see us is a most salutary gift. Hardly less important is the capacity to see others as they see themselves." - Aldous Huxley
3/29/13     "Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." - Thomas Edison
3/30/13     "Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces, and which many men throw away." - Charles Caleb Colton
3/31/13     "Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow." - Mary Anne Radmacher


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