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THOUGHT-OF-THE-DAY ARCHIVES
JUNE 2000

DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
6/01/00      "A room without books is like a body without a soul." - Marcus Tullius Cicero
6/02/00      "It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish." - Marcus Tullius Cicero
6/03/00      "The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance." - Charles H. Spurgeon
6/04/00      "All oppression creates a state of war." - Simone de Beauvoir
6/05/00      "Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records." - William A. Ward
6/06/00      "I learned always to trust my own deep sense of what I should do, and not just obediently trust the judgment of others - even others better than I am." - Barbara Deming
6/07/00      "Don't let adverse facts stand in the way of a good decision." - Colin Powell
6/08/00      "If officers desire to have control over their commands, they must remain habitually with them, industriously attend to their instruction and comfort, and in battle lead them well." - Stonewall Jackson
6/09/00      "Those who really desire to attain an independence, have only set their minds upon it, and adopt the proper means, as they do in regard to any other object which they wish to accomplish, and the thing is easily done." - P. T. Barnum
6/10/00      "All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without benefit of experience." - Henry Miller
6/11/00      "No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change." - Barbara De Angelis
6/12/00      "Critics are like eunuchs in a harem; they know how it's done, they've seen it done every day, but they're unable to do it themselves." - Brendan Behan
6/13/00      "Games are a compromise between intimacy and keeping intimacy away." - Eric Berne
6/14/00      "Good fellows are a dime a dozen, but an aggressive leader is priceless." - Red Blaik
6/15/00      "Slaves were expected to sing as well as to work. A silent slave was not liked, either by masters or overseers." - Frederick Douglass
6/16/00      "I praise loudly, I blame softly." - Catherine the Great
6/17/00      "God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference." - Reinhold Niebuhr
6/18/00      "When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years." - Mark Twain
6/19/00      "Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon or star." - Confucius
6/20/00      "Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it." - Marian Anderson
6/21/00      "Fear cannot be banished, but it can be calm and without panic; it can be mitigated by reason and evaluation." - Vannevar Bush
6/22/00      "I attribute my success to this -- I never gave or took any excuse." - Florence Nightingale
6/23/00      "Early to rise and early to bed makes a man healthy and wealthy and dead." - James Thurber
6/24/00      "Ideal conversation must be an exchange of thought, and not, as many of those who worry most about their shortcomings believe, an eloquent exhibition of wit or oratory." - Emily Post
6/25/00      "There are no limits to either time or distance, except as man himself may make them. I have but to touch the wind to know these things." - Hal Borland
6/26/00      "The first duty of love is to listen." - Paul Tillich
6/27/00      "The difference between a bad artist and a good one is: The bad artist seems to copy a great deal; the good one really does." - William Blake
6/28/00      "Nature uses as little as possible of anything." - Johannes Kepler
6/29/00      "I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God. Amen." - Martin Luther
6/30/00      "Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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