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

MAY 2001


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
5/01/01      "The first virtue is to restrain the tongue; he approaches nearest to the gods who knows how to be silent, even though he is in the right." - Cato
5/02/01      "The shortest answer is doing." - Proverb
5/03/01      "The only way to have a friend is to be one." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
5/04/01      "To attract good fortune, spend a new penny on an old friend, share an old pleasure with a new friend and lift up the heart of a true friend by writing his name on the wings of a dragon." - Chinese Proverb
5/05/01      "Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?" - Abraham Lincoln
5/06/01      "Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity." - Kahlil Gibran
5/07/01      "The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own." - Benjamin Disraeli
5/08/01      "The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself." - George Bernard Shaw
5/09/01      "Where the world ceases to be the scene of our personal hopes and wishes, where we face it as free beings admiring, asking and observing, there we enter the realm of Art and Science." - Albert Einstein
5/10/01      "Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance." - Confucius
5/11/01      "I detest what you write, but I would give my life to make it possible for you to continue to write." - Voltaire
5/12/01      "There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats." - Albert Schweitzer
5/13/01      "We are twice armed if we fight with faith." - Plato
5/14/01      "In depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer." - Albert Camus
5/15/01      "The way to defeat fear: decide on a course of conduct and follow it. Keep so busy and work so hard that you forget about being afraid." - Dale Carnegie
5/16/01      "Some men see things as they are and say why? I dream things that never were and say 'Why not?' " - George Bernard Shaw
5/17/01      "We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them." - Kahlil Gibran
5/18/01      "I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen." - Ernest Hemingway
5/19/01      "Once harm has been done, even a fool understands it." - Homer
5/20/01      "Whoever degrades another degrades me, and whatever is done or said returns at last to me." - Walt Whitman
5/21/01      "Though we are not now that strength which in old days moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are; one equal temper of heroic hearts made weak by time and fate but strong in will to strive, to seek, to find and not to yield." - Alfred Tennyson
5/22/01      "The right to be let alone is the underlying principle of the Constitution's Bill of Rights." - Erwin Griswold
5/23/01      "The strongest bulwark of authority is uniformity." - Emma Goldman
5/24/01      "For there is nothing either good or bad, thinking makes it so." - Shakespeare
5/25/01      "No person can be a great leader unless he takes genuine joy in the successes of those under him." - W.A. Nance
5/26/01      "The mind is everything. What you think you become." - Buddha
5/27/01      "A friend is a gift you give yourself." - Robert Louis Stevenson
5/28/01      "When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge." - Albert Einstein
5/29/01      "I can scarcely wait for tomorrow as a new life begins for me, as it does each. As it does each day." - Stanley Kunitz
5/30/01      "Common sense is not so common." - Voltaire
5/31/01      "It is a man's sympathy with all creatures that truly makes him a man. Until he extends his circle of compassion to all living things, man himself will not find peace." - Albert Schweitzer

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