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

MAY 09


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
5/1/09     "Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper." - Adelle Davis
5/2/09     "As you live, believe in life. Always human beings will live and profess to greater, broader and fuller life. The only possible death is to lose belief in this truth simply because the great end comes slowly, because time is long." - W.E.B. Du Bois
5/3/09     "Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric." - Bertrand Russell
5/4/09     "Charity and personal force are the only investments that are worth anything." - Walt Whitman
5/5/09     "If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us." - Herman Hesse
5/6/09     "Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul." - Michel de Montaigne
5/7/09     "Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen." - Albert Einstein
5/8/09     "Who are a little wise the best fools be." - John Donne
5/9/09     "Nothing has an uglier look to us than reason, when it is not on our side." - George Savile
5/10/09     "The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness." - Honore de Balzac
5/11/09     "Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought." - Alert von Szent-Gyorgy
5/12/09     "No one knows what he is doing so long as he is acting rightly; but of what is wrong one is always conscious." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
5/13/09     "Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding." - Francois, Duc de La Rochefoucauld
5/14/09     "A man who is 'of sound mind' is one who keeps the inner madman under lock and key." - Paul Valery
5/15/09     "If someone tells you he is going to make 'a realistic decision,' you immediately understand that he has resolved to do something bad." - Mary McCarthy
5/16/09     "All of our final resolutions are made in a state of mind which is not going to last." - Marcel Proust
5/17/09     "No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor." - Samuel Coleridge
5/18/09     "To endeavor to forget anyone is a certain way of thinking of nothing else." - Jean de La Bruyere
5/19/09     "The greater intellect one has, the more originality one finds in men. Ordinary persons find no difference between men." - Blaise Pascal
5/20/09     "Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." - Henry David Thoreau
5/21/09     "Almost all rich veins of original and striking speculation have been opened by systematic half-thinkers." - John Stuart Mill
5/22/09     "There are people who believe everything is sane and sensible that is done with a solemn face." - Georg Lichtenberg
5/23/09     "A wise man will live as much within his wit as his income." - Lord Philip Chesterfield
5/24/09     "There is a kinship, a kind of freemasonry, between all persons of intelligence, however antagonistic their moral outlook." - Norman Douglas
5/25/09     "Our most important thoughts are those which contradict our emotions." - Paul Valery
5/26/09     "Dogma does not mean the absence of thought, but the end of thought." - Gilbert Chesterton
5/27/09     "Madness is to think of too many things in succession too fast, or of one thing too exclusively." - Voltaire
5/28/09     "It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish." - Aeschylus
5/29/09     "Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught." - Oscar Wilde
5/30/09     "We are less hurt by the contempt of fools than by the lukewarm approval of men of intelligence." - Luc de Clapiers de Vanvenargues
5/31/09     "Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought." - Alert von Szent-Gyorgyi


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