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THOUGHT-OF-THE-DAY ARCHIVES
DECEMBER 2000

DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
12/01/00      "Let us not be too particular; it is better to have old secondhand diamonds than none at all." - Mark Twain
12/02/00      "Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday." - Author Unknown
12/03/00      "Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolutions." - Kahlil Gibran
12/04/00      "All men's misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone." - Jean De La Bruyere
12/05/00      "How much time he saves who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks." - Marcus Aurelius
12/06/00      "In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself." - J. Krishnamarti
12/07/00      "It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man." - Benjamin Franklin
12/08/00      "Gold is worse poison to a man's soul, doing more murders in this loathsome world, than any mortal drug." - William Shakespeare
12/09/00      "My words fly up, my thoughts remain below. Words without thoughts never to heaven go." - William Shakespeare
12/10/00      "So few people think. When we find one who really does, we call him a genius." - Author Unknown
12/11/00      "Anybody can become angry, that is easy; but to be angry with the right person, and to the right degree, and at the right time, and for the right purpose, and in the right way, that is not within everybody's power and is not easy." - Aristotle
12/12/00      "How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live." - Henry David Thoreau
12/13/00      "A wise man is he who does not grieve for the thing which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has." - Epictetus
12/14/00      "We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge doubt increases." - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
12/15/00      "Most powerful is he who has himself in his power." - Seneca
12/16/00      "When you can think of yesterday without regret and tomorrow without fear, you are near contentment." - Author Unknown
12/17/00      "Water is the only drink for a wise man." - Henry David Thoreau
12/18/00      "Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does." - Jean-Paul Sartre
12/19/00      "Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save." - Will Rogers
12/20/00      "The drying up a single tear has more of honest fame than shedding seas of gore." - Lord Byron
12/21/00      "The weaker the man in authority... the stronger his insistence that all his privileges be acknowledged." - Austin O'Malley
12/22/00      "Vanity is the quicksand of reason." - George Sands
12/23/00      "The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers, he is one who asks the right questions." - Claude Levi-Strauss
12/24/00      "In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs." - Richard Osler
12/25/00      "Every man who observes vigilantly, and resolves steadfastly, grows unconsciously into genius." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
12/26/00      "No one is safe from slander. The best way is to pay no attention to it, but live in innocence and let the world talk." - Moliere
12/27/00      "No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong." - Duc De La Rochefoucauld
12/28/00      "Any genuine philosophy leads to action and from action back again to wonder, to enduring fact of mystery." - Henry Miller
12/29/00      "The thing that is incredible is life itself. Why should we be here in this sun-illuminated universe? Why should there be green earth under our feet?" - Edwin Markham
12/30/00      "Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings." - Jean De La Bruyere
12/31/00      "Knowledge can be communicated, but wisdom cannot. A man can find it, he can live it, he can be filled and sustained by it, but he cannot utter or teach it." - Hermann Hesse


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