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THOUGHT-OF-THE-DAY ARCHIVES
NOVEMBER 2000

DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
11/01/00      "It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity." - Publius Syrus
11/02/00      "As a man begins to live more seriously within, he begins to live more simply without." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
11/03/00      "Learn the art of patience. Apply discipline to your thoughts when they become anxious over the outcome of a goal. Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement and failure. Patience creates confidence, decisiveness, and a rational outlook, which eventually leads to success." - Brian Adams
11/04/00      "If you would marry suitably, marry your equal." - Ovid
11/05/00      "The strongest is never strong enough to be always the master, unless he transforms strength into right, and obedience into duty." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
11/06/00      "Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense." - Arnold Bennett
11/07/00      "The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind." - William James
11/08/00      "You can't depend on your judgment when your imagination is out of focus." - Mark Twain
11/09/00      "People who ask our advice almost never take it. Yet we should never refuse to give it, upon request, for it often helps us to see our own way more clearly." - Brendan Francis
11/10/00      "A man can do all things if he but wills them." Leon Battista Alberti
11/11/00      "The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do." - Walter Bagehot
11/12/00      "You will find that the mere resolve not to be useless, and the honest desire to help other people, will, in the quickest and delicatest ways, improve yourself." - John Ruskin
11/13/00      "We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give." - Winston Churchill
11/14/00      "When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary." - Thomas Paine
11/15/00      "No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently." - Agnes DeMille
11/16/00      "To love what you do and feel that it matters - how could anything be more fun?" - Katharine Graham
11/17/00      "Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
11/18/00      "Change your thoughts and you change your world." - Norman Vincent Peale
11/19/00      "Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something." - Henry David Thoreau
11/20/00      "Beware of the man who won't be bothered with details." - William Feather
11/21/00      "He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit." - Sir Walter Scott
11/22/00      "Go not for every grief to the physician, nor for every quarrel to the lawyer, nor for every thirst to the pot." - George Herbert
11/23/00      "A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid; it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last." - Joseph F. Newton
11/24/00      "If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people." - Oriental Proverb
11/25/00      "Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties." - Aesop
11/26/00      "Cheerfulness, it would appear, is a matter which depends fully as much on the state of things within, as on the state of things without and around us." - Charlotte Bronte
11/27/00      "Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us." - Henri Matisse
11/28/00      "The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught." - H.L. Mencken
11/29/00      "Let us take things as we find them: let us not attempt to distort them into what they are not. We cannot make facts. All our wishing cannot change them. We must use them." - Cardinal Newman
11/30/00      "Do something every day that you don't want to do; this is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain." - Mark Twain

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