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

OCT 2012


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
10/1/12     "If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music he hears, however measured or far away." - Henry David Thoreau
10/2/12     "Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least." - Robert Byrne
10/3/12     "In all debates, let truth be thy aim, not victory, or an unjust interest." - William Penn
10/4/12     "Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by. And that has made all the difference." - Robert Frost
10/5/12     "When every day seems the same, it is because we have stopped noticing the good things that appear in our lives." - Paulo Coelho
10/6/12     "Choose a profession you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." - Confucius
10/7/12     "I am not a liberal, not a conservative, not a gradualist, not a monk, not an indifferentist, . . . I have no partiality either for gendarmes, or butchers, or scholars, or writers, or young people. I regard trade-marks and labels as a kind of prejudice. My holy of holies is the human body, health, intelligence, talent, inspiration, love, and absolute freedom - freedom from violence and falsehood, no matter how the last two manifest themselves." - Anton Chekhov
10/8/12     "A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent upon arriving." - Tao Te Ching
10/9/12     "The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor." - Vince Lombardi
10/10/12     "Know your enemy and know yourself; in a hundred battles, you will never be defeated. When you are ignorant of the enemy but know yourself, your chances of winning or losing are equal. If ignorant of your enemy and yourself, you are sure to be defeated in every battle." - Sun-Tzu, The Art of War
10/11/12     "Life must be lived forwards, but can only be understood backwards." - Kierkegaard
10/12/12     "For every complex problem, there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong." - H. L. Mencken
10/13/12     "Technique without ideals is a menace; Ideals without technique is a mess." - Karl Llewellyn
10/14/12     "An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field." - Niels Bohr
10/15/12     "Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength." - Eric Hoffer
10/16/12     "If a wise man has an argument with a fool, the fool only rages and laughs, and there is no quiet." - Proverbs 29:9
10/17/12     "Fortunately for serious minds, a bias recognized is a bias sterilized." - Benjamin Haydon
10/18/12     "Ability will never catch up with the demand for it." - Confucius
10/19/12     "Act boldly and unseen forces will come to your aid." - Dorothea Brande
10/20/12     "That action is best which accomplishes the greatest happiness for the greatest numbers." - Francis Hutcheson
10/21/12     "Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied." - Pearl S. Buck
10/22/12     "The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind." - H. L. Mencken
10/23/12     "You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind." - Irish proverb
10/24/12     "Give me the liberty to know, to utter and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties." - John Milton
10/25/12     "Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester." - Francis Quarles
10/26/12     "Things don't turn up in this world unless somebody turns them up." - James A. Garfield
10/27/12     "It is a fair, even-handed, noble adjustment of things, that while there is infection in disease and sorrow, there is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good-humor." - Charles Dickens
10/28/12     "Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness." - George Sand
10/29/12     "You don't lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case." - Ken Kesey
10/30/12     "Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good." - President Calvin Coolidge
10/31/12     "Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything." - George Lois


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