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

JUNE 2005


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
6/01/05      "Happiness is a state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values." - Ayn Rand
6/02/05      "You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation." - Plato
6/03/05      "Knowledge is of two kinds: we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it." - Samuel Johnson
6/04/05      "Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced." - James Baldwin
6/05/05      "Reputation is a bubble which a man bursts when he tries to blow it for himself." - Emma Carleton
6/06/05      "A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner, so if one's life is cold and bare he can blame none but himself." - Louis L'Amour
6/07/05     "Forever is composed of nows." - Emily Dickinson
6/08/05      "Nobody has ever before asked the nuclear family to live all by itself in a box the way we do. With no relatives, no support, we've put it in an impossible situation." - Margaret Mead
6/09/05      "The pupil, who is never required to do what he cannot do, never does what he can do." - John Stuart Mill
6/10/05      "All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster's autobiography." - Federico Fellini
6/11/05      "If you're going to sin, sin against God, not the bureaucracy; God will forgive you but the bureaucracy won't." - Hyman G. Rickover
6/12/05      "I'm always amazed that people will actually choose to sit in front of the television and just be savaged by stuff that belittles their intelligence." - Alice Walker
6/13/05      "I can, therefore I am." - Simone Weil
6/14/05      "Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit." - George Santayana
6/15/05      "A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices." - William James
6/16/05      "To dream anything that you want to dream, that is the beauty of the human mind. To do anything that you want to do, that is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself, to test your limits, that is the courage to succeed." - Bernard Edmonds
6/17/05      "Not to know is bad. Not to want to know is worse. Not to hope is unthinkable. Not to care is unforgivable." - Nigerian saying
6/18/05      "To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine." - Henry Ward Beecher
6/19/05      "Words are things; and a small drop of ink / Falling like dew upon a thought, produces / That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think." - Lord Byron
6/20/05      "We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." - Albert Einstein
6/21/05      "A teacher who is attempting to teach, without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn, is hammering on a cold iron." - Horace Mann
6/22/05      "We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter." - Denis Diderot
6/23/05      "Only the guy who isn't rowing has time to rock the boat." - Jean-Paul Sartre
6/24/05      "I dream, therefore I exist." - J. August Strindberg
6/25/05      "The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas." - Linus Pauling
6/26/05      "Never let your zeal outrun your charity. The former is but human, the latter is divine." - Hosea Ballou
6/27/05      "It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech." - Mark Twain
6/28/05      "Never Explain - your Friends do not need it and your Enemies will not believe you anyway." - Elbert Hubbard
6/29/05      "For what avail the plough or sail,
Or land or life, if freedom fail?" - Ralph Waldo Emerson
6/30/05      "Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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