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

JANUARY 2001


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
1/01/01      "There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." - Albert Einstein
1/02/01      "There's no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you." - Will Rogers
1/03/01      " 'He means well' is useless unless he does well." - Plautus
1/04/01      "Mistakes are the portals of discovery." - James Joyce
1/05/01      "I expect nothing. I fear no one. I am free." - Nikos Kazantzakis
1/06/01      "Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance." - Confucius
1/07/01      "Practice is the best of all instructors." - Publilius Syrus
1/08/01      "Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experience." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
1/09/01      "Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal." - Albert Camus
1/10/01      "Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without." - Confucius
1/11/01      "It is the individual's task to differentiate himself from all the others and stand on his own feet. All collective identities interfere with the fulfillment of this task. Such collective identities are crutches for the lame, shields for the timid, beds for the lazy, nurseries for the irresponsible." - C. G. Jung
1/12/01      "Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." - Edgar Allan Poe
1/13/01      "As you grow older, you'll find the only things you regret are the things you didn't do." - Zachary Scott
1/14/01      "If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it." - William Arthur Ward
1/15/01      "Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught." - J. C. Watts
1/16/01      "A tough lesson in life that one has to learn is that not everybody wishes you well." - Dan Rather
1/17/01      "Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine." - Lord Byron
1/18/01      "Above all things, never be afraid. The enemy who forces you to retreat is himself afraid of you at that very moment." - Andre Maurois
1/19/01      "Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best." - Henry Van Dyke
1/20/01      "Shut out all of your past except that which will help you weather your tomorrows." - Sir William Osler
1/21/01      "Men are born with two eyes, but only one tongue, in order that they should see twice as much as they say." - Charles Caleb Cotton
1/22/01      "Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat." - Theodore Roosevelt
1/23/01      "The farther behind I leave the past, the closer I am to forging my own character." - Isabelle Eberhardt
1/24/01      "Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life." - Dr. David M. Burns
1/25/01      "Doubt whom you will, but never yourself." - Christine Bovee
1/26/01      "The world is wide, and I will not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum." - Frances Willard
1/27/01      "If you refuse to be made straight when you are green, you will not be made straight when you are dry." - African Proverb
1/28/01      "After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music." - Aldous Huxley
1/29/01      "Be more prompt to go to a friend in adversity than in prosperity." - Chilo
1/30/01      "Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly." - Plutarch
1/31/01      "Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults." - Antisthenes

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