[ Search Net ] [ Facts Subject Index ] [ Facts Encyclopedia ] [ Newspapers USA/World ] [ Report Broken Links ]
[ Fast Facts ] [ First Things First ] [ Quick Reference ] [ Site Map ] [ HOME ]
Search the Web

Google  Search Tips
Recommend Refdesk
Help Support Refdesk

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

MAY 2011


Previous Archives

DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
5/1/11     "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind." - Dr. Seuss
5/2/11     "Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know." - Ernest Hemingway
5/3/11     "The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly." - Siddhārtha Gautama
5/4/11     "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving." - Albert Einstein
5/5/11     "Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage." - Maya Angelou
5/6/11     "The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." - William Arthur Ward
5/7/11     "What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies." - Aristotle
5/8/11     "The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men - from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms." - Oliver Wendell Holmes
5/9/11     "My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best." - Winston S. Churchill
5/10/11     "We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will." - Chuck Palahniuk
5/11/11     "The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require so much!" - Jane Austen
5/12/11     "I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it." - Maya Angelou
5/13/11     "Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers." - Charles W. Eliot
5/14/11     "Failure is an event, never a person." - William D. Brown
5/15/11     "A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing." - George Bernard Shaw
5/16/11     "Get busy living or get busy dying." - Stephen King
5/17/11     "Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant." - Robert Louis Stevenson
5/18/11     "It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves." - William Shakespeare
5/19/11     "There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest." - Elie Wiesel
5/20/11     "The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom." - Isaac Asimov
5/21/11     "Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live." - Gustave Flaubert
5/22/11     "Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened." - Winston S. Churchill
5/23/11     "I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person." - Audrey Hepburn
5/24/11     "Wit beyond measure is a man's greatest treasure." - J.K. Rowling
5/25/11     "Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet." - Plato
5/26/11     "Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark, in the hopeless swamps of the approximate, the not-quite, the not-yet, the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish, in lonely frustration for the life you deserved, but have never been able to reach. Check your road and the nature of your battle. The world you desired can be won, it exists, it is real, it is possible, it's yours." - Ayn Rand
5/27/11     "America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves." - Abraham Lincoln
5/28/11     "Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut." - Ernest Hemingway
5/29/11     "Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is." - Albert Camus
5/30/11     "A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself." - Joseph Campbell
5/31/11     "I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious." - Albert Einstein


Thought-of-the-Day Archives

2011
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2010
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2009
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2008
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2007
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2006
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2005
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2004
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2003
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2002
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2001
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2000
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
1999
DEC

[ Return to Thought-of-the-Day ]
[ Return to Refdesk Home Page ]


[ Search Net ] [ Facts Subject Index ] [ Facts Encyclopedia ] [ Newspapers USA/World ] [ Report Broken Links ]
[ Fast Facts ] [ First Things First ] [ Quick Reference ] [ Site Map ] [ Top of Page ] [ HOME ]

Contact Refdesk
© Refdesk.com