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

MAY 2010


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
5/1/10     "When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up." - C.S. Lewis
5/2/10     "No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be." - Isaac Asimov
5/3/10     "What people say behind your back is your standing in the community." - Edgar Watson Howe
5/4/10     "Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed." - Corita Kent
5/5/10     "Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense." - Gertrude Stein
5/6/10     "There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he does not want merely because you think it would be good for him." - Robert Heinlein
5/7/10     "The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves." - Helen Keller
5/8/10     "I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve (or save) the world and a desire to enjoy (or savor) the world. This makes it hard to plan the day." - E. B. White
5/9/10     "A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone." - Henry David Thoreau
5/10/10     "The ear of the leader must ring with the voices of the people." - Woodrow Wilson
5/11/10     "You must do the thing you think you cannot do." - Eleanor Roosevelt
5/12/10     "He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had tried and failed." - William James
5/13/10     "Nothing is exactly as it seems, nor is it otherwise." - Alan Watts
5/14/10     "A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world." - John le Carre
5/15/10     "All good books have one thing in common - they are truer than if they had really happened." - Ernest Hemingway
5/16/10     "Not to invent yourself is to be false. To follow preordained rules is a profound betrayal of what it means to be human." - David Starkey
5/17/10     "Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil." - Jerry Garcia
5/18/10     "If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things." - Albert Einstein
5/19/10     "I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself."-Aldous Huxley
5/20/10     "Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again."- Andre Gide
5/21/10     "There is an applause superior to that of the multitudes: one's own."- Elizabeth Elton Smith
5/22/10     "Common sense is not so common."- Voltaire
5/23/10     "If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion."- George Bernard Shaw
5/24/10     "Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." - Marcel Proust
5/25/10     "A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life."- Charles Darwin
5/26/10     "Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinions at all."- Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
5/27/10     "To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it." - Confucius
5/28/10     "The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership." - Harvey S. Firestone
5/29/10     "Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism." - Carl Jung
5/30/10     "And I'm proud to be an American,
where at least I know I'm free.
And I won't forget the men who died,
who gave that right to me." - Lee Greenwood
5/31/10     "A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself." - Joseph Campbell


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