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THOUGHT-OF-THE-DAY ARCHIVES
JANUARY 2000

DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
12/01/00      "Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist but you have ceased to live." - Mark Twain
1/02/00      "A technical objection is the first refuge of a scoundrel." - Heywood Broun
1/03/00      "To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven." - Karen Sunde
1/04/00      "To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization." - Arnold Toynbee
1/05/00      "When you have a number of disagreeable duties to perform, always do the most disagreeable first." - Josiah Quincy
1/06/00      "Cherish your own emotions and never undervalue them." - Robert Henri
1/07/00      "If you aren't fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm." - Vince Lombardi
1/08/00      "One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man." - Elbert Hubbard
1/09/00      "Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing." - Sir Ralph Richardson
1/10/00      "If you would cure anger, do not feed it. Say to yourself: 'I used to be angry every day; then every other day; now only every third or fourth day.' When you reach thirty days offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving to the gods." - Epictetus
1/11/00      "The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a new star." - Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
1/12/00      "Self-reliance is the only road to true freedom, and being one's own person is its ultimate reward." - Patricia Sampson
1/13/00      "Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Anais Nin
1/14/00      "Take hold lightly; let go lightly. This is one of the great secrets of felicity in love." - Spanish Proverb
1/15/00      "What worries you masters you." - Haddon W. Robinson
1/16/00      "Dedicate some of your life to others. Your dedication will not be a sacrifice. It will be an exhilarating experience because it is an intense effort applied toward a meaningful end." - Dr. Thomas Dooley
1/17/00      "Facts are facts and will not disappear on account of your likes." - Jawaharlal Nehru
1/18/00      "If you have a talent, use it in every which way possible. Don't hoard it. Don't dole it out like a miser. Spend it lavishly like a millionaire intent on going broke." - Brendan Francis
1/19/00      "The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook." - William James
1/20/00      "Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow grow, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation." - George Washington, on Friends
1/21/00      "Make sure to be in with your equals if you're going to fall out with your superiors." - Jewish Proverb
1/22/00      "He who confers a favor should at once forget it, if he is not to show a sordid ungenerous spirit. To remind a man of a kindness conferred and to talk of it, is little different from reproach." - Demosthenes
1/23/00      "Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken."
1/24/00      "Most people are mirrors, reflecting the moods and emotions of the times; few are windows, bringing light to bear on the dark corners where troubles fester. The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows." - Sydney J. Harris
1/25/00      "Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not." - Thomas Henry Huxley
1/26/00      "Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and consciencious stupidity." - Martin Luther King, Jr.
1/27/00      "This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it." - William James
1/28/00      "Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
1/29/00      "It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it." - Aristotle
1/30/00      "Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind." - James Russell Lowell
1/31/00      "Friends, and I mean real friends, reserve nothing. The property of one belongs to the other." - Euripides

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