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

AUGUST 2001


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
8/01/01      "Do something for somebody every day for which you do not get paid." - Albert Schweitzer
8/02/01      "Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler." - Albert Einstein
8/03/01      "It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog." - Mark Twain
8/04/01      If stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?" - Will Rogers
8/05/01      "A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." - Winston Churchill
8/06/01      "Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier." - Colin Powell
8/07/01      "The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready." - Henry David Thoreau
8/08/01      "Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts." - Aristotle
8/09/01      "Just as iron rusts from disuse, even so does inaction spoil the intellect." - Leonardo da Vinci
8/10/01      "In the midst of great joy, do not promise anyone anything. In the midst of great anger, do not answer anyone's letter." - Chinese proverb
8/11/01      "When I want your opinion, I'll give it to you." - Samuel Goldwyn
8/12/01      "Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
8/13/01      "A diamond is a chunk of coal that made good under pressure." - Unknown
8/14/01      "He who has begun is half done." - Horace
8/15/01      "There are two ways of spreading light... to be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it." - Edith Wharton
8/16/01      "Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions." - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
8/17/01      "Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives." - Abba Eban
8/18/01      "In America, anybody can be president. That's one of the risks you take." - Adlai Stevenson
8/19/01      "A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar." - Lao-Tzu
8/20/01      "It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it." - Aristotle
8/21/01      "I have never let my schooling interfere with my education." - Mark Twain
8/22/01      "To sit alone with my conscience will be judgment enough for me." - Charles William Stubbs
8/23/01      "Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self." - Cyril Connolly
8/24/01      "Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving words in evidence of the fact." - George Eliot
8/25/01      "The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense." - Tom Clancy
8/26/01      "Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame." - Benjamin Franklin
8/27/01      "Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can. All of them make me laugh. " - W.H. Auden
8/28/01      "Opportunities multiply as they are seized." - Sun Tzu
8/29/01      "Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it; boldness has genius, power and magic in it." - Goethe
8/30/01      "Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers." - Voltaire
8/31/01      "The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it." - Dale Carnegie

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