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

SEP 2010


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
9/1/10     "He who never made a mistake never made a discovery." - Samuel Smiles
9/2/10     "A committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled." - Barnett Cocks
9/3/10     "Necessity never made a good bargin."- Benjamin Franklin
9/4/10     "Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things."- Robert Louis Stevenson
9/5/10     "Originality does not consist in saying what no one has has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself."- James Stephen
9/6/10     "If any man tells you he loves America, yet hates labor, he is a liar. If any man tells you he trusts America, yet fears labor, he is a fool." - Abraham Lincoln
9/7/10     "The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug." - Mark Twain
9/8/10     "Education would be so much more effective if its purpose were to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they don't know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it." - Sir William Haley
9/9/10     "Everyone has talent at twenty-five. The difficulty is to have it at fifty."- Edward Degas
9/10/10     "The handwriting on the wall may be a forgery." - Ralph Hodgson
9/11/10     "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." - George Santayana
9/12/10     "Why not go out on a limb? Isn't that where the fruit is?"- Frank Scully
9/13/10     "A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues." - Theodore Roosevelt
9/14/10     "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln
9/15/10     "Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one." - Abbott Liebling
9/16/10     "In war, there are no unwounded soldiers." - Jose Narosky
9/17/10     "The man who is unhappy will, as a rule, adopt an unhappy creed, while the man who is happy will adopt a happy creed; each may attribute his happiness or unhappiness to his beliefs, while the real causation is the other way round." - Bertrand Russell
9/18/10     "Unanimity is almost always an indication of servitude." - Charles de Remusat
9/19/10     "The point to remember is that what the government gives it must first take away." - John Coleman
9/20/10     "An army of sheep led by a lion would defeat an army of lions led by a sheep." - Arab proverb
9/21/10     "The world of politics is always twenty years behind the world of thought." - John Jay Chapman
9/22/10     "You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do." - Henry Ford
9/23/10     "Energy and persistence conquer all things." - Benjamin Franklin
9/24/10     "The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions." - Alfred Lord Tennyson
9/25/10     "When in doubt, tell the truth." - Mark Twain
9/26/10     "Learn to say no. It will be of more use to you than to be able to read Latin." - Charles Spurgeon
9/27/10     "Your goals, minus your doubts, equal your reality." - Ralph Marston
9/28/10     "It's never too late to have a happy childhood." - Tom Robbins
9/29/10     "Character, the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life, is the source from which self-respect springs." - Joan Didion
9/30/10     "Anger is the feeling that makes your mouth work faster than your mind." - Evan Esar


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