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

DECEMBER 2004


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
12/01/04    "The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order." - Alfred North Whitehead
12/02/04    "A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction." - Rita Mae Brown
12/03/04    "There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning." - Christopher Morley
12/04/04    "Not to decide is to decide." - Havery Cox
12/05/04    "The great use of life is to spend it on something that will outlast it." - James Truslow Adams
12/06/04    "There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or to be the mirror that reflects it." - Edith Newbold Wharton
12/07/04    "There is no substitute for the comfort supplied by the utterly taken-for-granted relationship." - Iris Murdoch
12/08/04    "To live in the presence of great truths and eternal laws, to be led by permanent ideals - that is what keeps a man patient when the world ignores him, and calm and unspoiled when the world praises him." - Honore de Balzac
12/09/04    "It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them." - Alfred Adler
12/10/04    "Enthusiasm is the best protection in any situation. Wholeheartedness is contagious. Give yourself, if you wish to get others." - David Seabury
12/11/04    "Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." - William Butler Yeats
12/12/04    "Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people." - Admiral Hyman G. Rickover
12/13/04    "I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship." - Louisa May Alcott
12/14/04    "In the final analysis there is no solution to man's progress but the day's honest work, the day's honest decisions, the day's generous utterances and the day's good deed." - Clare Boothe Luce
12/15/04    "Woman makes us poets, children make us philosophers." - Malcolm De Chazal
12/16/04    "Nothing is so firmly believed as what we least know." - Montaigne
12/17/04    "My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain." - Anthony Robbins
12/18/04    "During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell
12/19/04    "Without heroes, we are all plain people and don't know how far we can go." - Bernard Malamud
12/20/04    "Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right." - Isaac Asimov
12/21/04    "America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter, and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves." - Abraham Lincoln
12/22/04    "I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure in the landscape - the loneliness of it - the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it - the whole story doesnąt show." - Andrew Wyeth
12/23/04    "The aim of an argument or discussion should not be victory, but progress." - Joseph Joubert
12/24/04    "Heap on more wood - the wind is chill;
But let it whistle as it will,
We'll keep our Christmas merry still." - Sir Walter Scott
12/25/04    "You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give." - Kahlil Gibran
12/26/04    "Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving, make every day a holiday and celebrate just living!" - Amanda Bradley
12/27/04    "The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge to conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation." - Alfred Adler
12/28/04    "In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous." - Robert S. Ingersoll
12/29/04    "How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world." - William Shakespeare
12/30/04    "Two simple rules for life: 1. Know Thyself 2. Take nothing in Excess." - Socrates
12/31/04    "I think in terms of the day's resolutions, not the year's." - Henry Moore
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