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

OCT 2011


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
10/1/11     "It is better to fail at your own life than to succeed at someone else's." - Andre Gide
10/2/11     "Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
10/3/11     "What lies in our power to do, lies in our power not to do." - Aristotle
10/4/11     "Talent hits a target no one else can hit; genius hits a target no one else can see." - Arthur Schopenhauer
10/5/11     "The argument from Intimidation is a confession of intellectual impotence." - Ayn Rand
10/6/11     "We're here to put a dent in the universe." - Steve Jobs, entrepreneur and inventor (1955-2011)
10/7/11     "A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends." - Baltasar Gracian
10/8/11     "Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment." - Barry LePatner
10/9/11     "He who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and third time, till at length it becomes habitual; he tells lies without attending to it, and truths without the world's believing him. This falsehood of tongue leads to that of the heart, and in time depraves all its good dispositions." - Thomas Jefferson
10/10/11     "Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock." - Ben Hecht
10/11/11     "Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for truth." - Benjamin Disraeli
10/12/11     "There's nothing more demoralizing than a leader who can't clearly articulate why we're doing what we're doing." - James Kouzes and Barry Posner
10/13/11     "The tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goals to reach." - Benjamin Mays
10/14/11     "The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts." - Bertrand Russell
10/15/11     "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." - Eleanor Roosevelt
10/16/11     "The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge." - Daniel J. Boorstin
10/17/11     "Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get." - Dale Carnegie
10/18/11     "There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, pure, simple and useful life." - Booker T. Washington
10/19/11     "He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever." - Chinese Proverb
10/20/11     "By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong." - Charles Wadsworth
10/21/11     "Bureaucrats write memoranda both because they appear to be busy when they are writing and because the memos, once written, immediately become proof that they were busy." - Charles Peters
10/22/11     "An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn't take his education too seriously." - Charles F. Kettering
10/23/11     "The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting." - Charles Bukowski
10/24/11     "Happiness is the absence of striving for happiness." - Chang-Tzu
10/25/11     "Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves." - Carl Jung
10/26/11     "When the student is ready the teacher will appear." - Buddhist Proverb
10/27/11     "A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it." - Bob Hope
10/28/11     "A single question can be more influential than a thousand statements." - Bo Bennett
10/29/11     "Thought is useful when it motivates for action, and a hindrance when it substitutes for action." - Bill Raeder
10/30/11     "I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody." - Bill Cosby
10/31/11     "When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, 'tis near Halloween." - Author Unknown


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