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

NOV 2010


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
11/1/10     "A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life." - Charles Darwin
11/2/10     "Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody, rather than for somebody." - Franklin Pierce Adams
11/3/10     "A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues." - Cicero
11/4/10     "The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it." - George Orwell
11/5/10     "A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience." - Oliver Wendell Holmes
11/6/10     "Where there is great love there are always miracles." - Willa Cather
11/7/10     "There is nothing in the world really beneficial that does not lie within the reach of an informed understanding and a well-protected pursuit." - Edmund Burke
11/8/10     "We never understand a thing so well, and make it our own, as when we have discovered it for ourselves." - Rene Descartes
11/9/10     "When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened." - Alexander Graham Bell
11/10/10     "In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it." - John Ruskin
11/11/10     "But this Veterans Day, I believe we should do more than sing the praises of the bravery and patriotism that our veterans have embodied in the past. We should take this opportunity to re-evaluate how we are treating our veterans in the present. " - Nick Lampson
11/12/10     "Leadership is doing what is right when no one is watching." - George Van Valkenburg
11/13/10     "Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized." - Albert Einstein
11/14/10     "To think is easy. To act is difficult. To act as one thinks is the most difficult." - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
11/15/10     "Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning." - Bill Gates
11/16/10     "The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same." - Carlos Castaneda
11/17/10     "To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted." - George Kneller
11/18/10     "As soon as we abandon our own reason, and are content to rely upon authority, there is no end to our troubles." - Bertrand Russell
11/19/10     "I never think of the future -- it comes soon enough." - Albert Einstein
11/20/10     "Sweet are the uses of adversity." - William Shakespeare
11/21/10     "Occupation is one of the pleasures of paradise, and we cannot be happy without it." - Anna Jameson
11/22/10     "Mere precedent is a dangerous source of authority." - Andrew Jackson
11/23/10     "A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving."--Albert Einstein
11/24/10     I can honestly say that I was never affected by the question of the success of an undertaking. If I felt it was the right thing to do, I was for it regardless of the possible outcome." - Golda Meir
11/25/10     "There is one day that is ours. There is one day when all we Americans who are not self-made go back to the old home to eat saleratus biscuits and marvel how much nearer to the porch the old pump looks than it used to. ... Thanksgiving Day ... is the one day that is purely American." - O. Henry
11/26/10     "Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them." - Washington Irving
11/27/10     "Sooner or later I'm going to die, but I'm not going to retire." - Margaret Mead
11/28/10     "A single conversation across the table with a wise man is worth a month's study of books." - Chinese proverb
11/29/10     "Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing." - Abraham Lincoln
11/30/10     "Trying to get people to reason in a way that is not natural for them is like trying to teach a pig to sing. You don't accomplish anything and you annoy the pig." - E. Jeffrey Conklin and William Weil


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