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

NOVEMBER 2006


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
11/1/06     "There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness." - Grover Cleveland
11/2/06     "Citizenship is no light trifle to be jeopardized any moment Congress decides to do so under the name of one of its general or implied grants of power." - Hugo LaFayette Black
11/3/06     "We now feel we can cure the patient without his fully understanding what made him sick. We are no longer so interested in peeling the onion as in changing it." - Dr. Franz Alexander
11/4/06     "The creative person is both more primitive and more cultivated, more destructive and more constructive, a lot madder and a lot saner, than the average person." - Dr. Frank Barron
11/5/06     "Losers spend time explaining why they lost. Losers spend their lives thinking about what they're going to do. They rarely enjoy doing what they're doing." - Dr. Eric Berne
11/6/06     "Yet somehow our society must make it right and possible for old people not to fear the young or be deserted by them, for the test of a civilization is in the way that it cares for its helpless members." - Pearl Buck
11/7/06     "Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternative." - Maurice-Auguste Chevalier
11/8/06     "As I give thought to the matter, I find four causes for the apparent misery of old age; first, it withdraws us from active accomplishments; second, it renders the body less powerful; third, it deprives us of almost all forms of enjoyment; fourth, it stands not far from death." - Marcus Tullius Cicero
11/9/06     "To hold the same views at forty as we held at twenty is to have been stupefied for a score of years, and take rank, not as a prophet, but as an unteachable brat, well birched and none the wiser." - Robert Louis Stevenson
11/10/06     "Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy man has no time to form." - Andre Maurois
11/11/06     "We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty." - Sir Winston Churchill
11/12/06     "Most of us probably feel we couldn't be free without newspapers, and that is the real reason we want the newspapers to be free." - Edward R. Murrow
11/13/06     "Looking at yourself through the media is like looking at one of those rippled mirrors in an amusement park." - Edmund S. Muskie
11/14/06     "All happy families resemble one another, but each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." - Leo Tolstoy
11/15/06     "O what a tangled web we weave, When first we practise to deceive!" - Sir Walter Scott
11/16/06     "All that matters is love and work." - Sigmund Freud
11/17/06     "Genius is one per cent inspiration, ninety-nine per cent perspiration," - Thomas Alva Edison
11/18/06     "Music has charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak." - William Congreve
11/19/06     "Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
11/20/06     "Open-mindedness is not the same as empty-mindedness. To hang out a sign saying, 'Come right in; there is no one at home' is not the equivalent of hospitality." - John Dewey
11/21/06     "It is the individual who is not interested in his fellow men who has the greatest difficulties in life and provides the greatest injury to others. It is from among such individuals that all human failures spring." - Alfred Adler
11/22/06     "Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection, and I am inclined to think that, with the exception of wisdom, no better thing has been given to man by the immortal gods." - Cicero
11/23/06     "It came to me that reform should begin at home, and since that day I have not had time to remake the world." - Will Durant
11/24/06     "The habit of ignoring Nature is deeply implanted in our times. This attitude reminds me of people who never look you in the eye; I find them disturbing and always have to look away." - Marc Chagall
11/25/06     "The passion for setting people right is in itself an afflictive disease." - Marianne Moore
11/26/06     "Wit lies in recognizing the resemblance among things which differ and the difference between things which are alike." - Madame De Stael
11/27/06     "A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit. - Richard Bach
11/28/06     "[There is] an immense, painful longing for a broader, more flexible, fuller, more coherent, more comprehensive account of what we human beings are, who we are and what this life is for." - Saul Bellow
11/29/06     "Through the years, a man peoples a space with images of provinces, kingdoms, mountains, bays, ships, islands, fishes, rooms, tools, stars, horses and people. Shortly before his death, he discovers that the patient labyrinth of lines traces the image of his own face." - Jorge Luis Borges
11/30/06     "A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession." - Albert Camus


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