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THOUGHT-OF-THE-DAY ARCHIVES
JULY 2000

DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
7/01/00      "If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal. Not to people or things." - Albert Einstein
7/02/00      "Never, if possible, lie down at night without being able to say: I have made one human being, at least, a little wiser, a little happier, or a little better this day. " - Charles Kingsley
7/03/00      "To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a little better; whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is the meaning of success. " - Bessie Stanley
7/04/00      "The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention." - Richard Moss, M.D.
7/05/00      "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream." - Mark Twain
7/06/00      "Nothing happens unless first a dream." - Carl Sandburg
7/07/00      "There are only 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
7/08/00      "Rather to fail with honor than to succeed with fraud." - Sophocles
7/09/00      "Laughter is inner jogging." - Norman Cousins
7/10/00      "I do not know the key to success but the key to failure is trying to please everyone." - Bill Cosby
7/11/00      "Minds are like parachutes; they work best when open." - Lord Thomas Dewar
7/12/00      "People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be." - Abraham Lincoln
7/13/00      "Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment." - Buddha
7/14/00      "Write the bad things that are done to you in sand, but write the good things that happen to you on a piece of marble." - Arabic Parable
7/15/00      "How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it." - Marcus Aurelius
7/16/00      "Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler. " - Albert Einstein
7/17/00      "One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important." - Bertrand Russell
7/18/00      "Everything has been figured out, except how to live." - Jean-Paul Sartre
7/19/00      "Happiness is good health and a bad memory. " - Ingrid Bergman
7/20/00      "Always do right- this will gratify some and astonish the rest." - Mark Twain
7/21/00      "Opportunities multiply as they are seized." - Sun Tzu
7/22/00      "Well done is better than well said." - Benjamin Franklin
7/23/00      "Three foremost aids to persuasion which occur to me are humility, concentration, and gusto." - Marianne Moore
7/24/00     "Conscience is the perfect interpreter of life." - Karl Barth
7/25/00      "Silence [is] the unbearable repartee." - Alexander Theroux
7/26/00      "The minds of some of our statesmen, like the pupil of the human eye, contract themselves the more, the stronger light there is shed upon them." - Thomas Moore
7/27/00      "Age is a very high price to pay for maturity." - Tom Stoppard
7/28/00      "The mysterious is the source of all true art and science." - Albert Einstein
7/29/00      "Ill habits gather by unseen degrees, / As brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas." - John Dryden
7/30/00      "The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution." - Hannah Arendt
7/31/00      "Self-pity in its early stages is as snug as a feather mattress. Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable." - Maya Angelou

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