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

NOVEMBER 09


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
11/1/09     "I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act." - Gilbert Keith Chesterton
11/2/09     "Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler."- Albert Einstein
11/3/09     "You raise your voice when you should reinforce your argument." - Samuel Johnson
11/4/09     "You do not get a second chance to make a first impression." - Anonymous
11/5/09     "In America, anybody can be president. That's one of the risks you take." - Adlai Stevenson
11/6/09     "Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the problem." - John Galsworthy
11/7/09     "Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
11/8/09     "Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives." - Abba Eban
11/9/09     "Public opinion in this country is everything. " - Abraham Lincoln
11/10/09     "The Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy." - Milton Friedman
11/11/09     "A man who is good enough to shed his blood for his country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards. More than that no man is entitled to, and less than that no man shall have." - President Theodore Roosevelt
11/12/09     "We always weaken whatever we exaggerate." - Jean Francois de La Harpe
11/13/09     "Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized." - Albert Einstein
11/14/09     "Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear. Except a creature be part coward it is not a compliment to say it is brave; it is merely a loose application of the word. Consider the flea! - incomparably the bravest of all the creatures of God, if ignorance of fear were courage." - Mark Twain
11/15/09     "Anger as soon as fed is dead. 'Tis starving makes it fat." - Emily Dickinson
11/16/09     "When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty." - Thomas Jefferson
11/17/09     "No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave." - Calvin Coolidge
11/18/09     "There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power." - Honore de Balzac
11/19/09     "There must be more to life than sitting wondering if there is more to life." - Unknown
11/20/09     "Give me a man or woman who has read a thousand books and you give me an interesting companion. Give me a man or woman who has read perhaps three and you give me a dangerous enemy indeed." - Anne Rice
11/21/09     "The only real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes." - Marcel Proust
11/22/09     "The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation." - Henry David Thoreau
11/23/09     "Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody." - Franklin P. Adams
11/24/09     "However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results." - Winston Churchill
11/25/09     "A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life." - Charles Darwin
11/26/09     "The efforts which we make to escape from our destiny only serve to lead us into it." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
11/27/09     "Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity." - Irving Kristol
11/28/09     "Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal, and equals that they may be superior. Such is the state of mind which creates revolutions." - Aristotle
11/29/09     "The secret of all victory lies in the organization of the non-obvious." - Oswald Spengler
11/30/09     "It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world." - Thomas Jefferson


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