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

MAY 2012


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
5/1/12     "The things we hate about ourselves aren't more real than the things we like about ourselves." - Ellen Goodman
5/2/12     "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
5/3/12     "Respect for the rights of others means peace." - Benito Juarez
5/4/12     "Nulla dies umquam memori vos eximet aevo. No day shall erase you from the memory of time." - Quote by Virgil at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum
5/5/12     "To cure jealousy is to see it for what it is, a dissatisfaction with self." - Joan Didion
5/6/12     "Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely." - Karen Kaiser Clark
5/7/12     "The only safe ship in a storm is leadership." - Faye Wattleton
5/8/12     "There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it." - Edith Wharton
5/9/12     "A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea." - John Anthony Ciardi
5/10/12     "Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be part of unanimity." - Christopher Morley
5/11/12     "What a pitiable thing it is that our civilization can do no better for us than to make us slaves to indoor life, so that we have to go and take artificial exercise in order to preserve our health." - George Wharton James
5/12/12     "A healthful hunger for a great idea is the beauty and blessedness of life." - Jean Ingelow
5/13/12     "The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness." - Honore de Balzac
5/14/12     "Don't dream it, be it." - Tim Curry
5/15/12     "May the world be kind to you, and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie
5/16/12     "The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out." - Thomas Babington Macaulay
5/17/12     "It is the still, small voice that the soul heeds, not the deafening blasts of doom." - William Dean Howells
5/18/12     "Men's arguments often prove nothing but their wishes." - Charles Caleb Colton
5/19/12     "If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin." - Ivan Turgenev
5/20/12     "The biggest human temptation is to settle for too little." - Thomas Merton
5/21/12     "Drugs are not always necessary. Belief in recovery is." - Norman Cousins
5/22/12     "To live long, live slowly." - Cicero
5/23/12     "Why is it that one can look at a lion or a planet or an owl or at someone's finger as long as one pleases, but looking into the eyes of another person is, if prolonged past a second, a perilous affair?" - Walker Percy
5/24/12     "We all have more power and less control than we realize." - Ann Ward Simpson
5/25/12     "A man who has nothing to do with his own time has no conscience in his intrusion on that of others." - Jane Austen
5/26/12     "It is not half so important to know as to feel." - Rachel Carson
5/27/12     "Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on." - Samuel Butler
5/28/12     "We come, not to mourn our dead soldiers, but to praise them." - Francis A. Walker
5/29/12     "Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear." - James Neil Hollingworth
5/30/12     "I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful." - Bob Hope
5/31/12     "Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm." - Ralph Waldo Emerson


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