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

SEPTEMBER 2008


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
9/1/08     "The height of cleverness is being able to conceal it." - Frantois, Duc de La Rochefoucauld
9/2/08     "It is hard to believe a man is telling you the truth when you know you would lie if you were in his place." - H. L. Mencken
9/3/08     "The institution of the family is decisive in determining not only if a person has the capacity to love another individual but in the larger social sense whether he is capable of loving his fellow men collectively. The whole of society rests on this foundation for stability, understanding and social peace." - Daniel Patrick Moynihan
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9/5/08     "This wine is too good for toast-drinking, my dear. You don't want to mix emotions up with a wine like that. You lose the taste." - Ernest Hemingway
9/6/08     "The worst thing about some men is that when they are not drunk they are sober." - William Butler Yeats
9/7/08     "Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five." - William Somerset Maugham
9/8/08     "The cemetery is filled with indispensable men." - Charles de Gaulle
9/9/08     "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln
9/10/08     "Men of ill judgment oft ignore the good that lies within their hands, till they have lost it." - Sophocles
9/11/08     "I have learned two lessons in my life: first, there are no sufficient literary, psychological, or historical answers to human tragedy, only moral ones. Second, just as despair can come to one another only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings." - Elie Wiesel
9/12/08     "A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books." - Walt Whitman
9/13/08     "Well done is better than well said." - Benjamin Franklin
9/14/08     "Work is love made visible." - Khalil Gibran
9/15/08     "No great thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen." - Epictetus
9/16/08     "No wind favors he who has no destined port." - Montaigne
9/17/08     "Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never - in nothing, great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense." - Winston Churchill
9/18/08     "Do first things first, and second things not at all." - Peter Drucker
9/19/08     "Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo." - H. G. Wells
9/20/08     "There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered." - Nelson Mandela
9/21/08     "There is nothing more horrifying than stupidity in action." - Adlai E. Stevenson
9/22/08     "How absurd men are! They never use the liberties they have, they demand those they do not have. They have freedom of thought, they demand freedom of speech." - Soren Kierkegaard
9/23/08     "Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems." - Rene Descartes
9/24/08     "Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe." - H. G. Wells
9/25/08     "How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself." - Anais Nin
9/26/08     "Perhaps the mission of those who love mankind is to make people laugh at the truth, to make truth laugh, because the only truth lies in learning to free ourselves from insane passion for the truth." - Umberto Eco
9/27/08     "The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good." - Samuel Johnson
9/28/08     "Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind." - Albert Einstein
9/29/08     "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
9/30/08     "Our memories are card indexes - consulted, and then put back in disorder, by authorities whom we do not control." - Cyril Connolly


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