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

OCTOBER 2001


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
10/01/01      "I was angry with my friend; I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe; I told it not; my wrath did grow." - William Blake
10/02/01      "To be feared is to fear; no one has been able to strike terror into others and at the same time enjoy peace of mind himself." - Seneca
10/03/01      "Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty." - Jefferson
10/04/01      "Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults." - Antisthenes
10/05/01      "Indifference, to me, is the epitome of evil." - Elie Wiesel
10/06/01      "The block of granite which is an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong." - Carlyle
10/07/01      "War is not a life: it is a situation, / One which may neither be ignored nor accepted, / A problem to be met with ambush and stratagem, / Enveloped or scattered." - T.S. Eliot
10/08/01      "In this conflict there is no neutral ground, there can be no peace in a world of terror...We did not ask for this mission but we will fulfil it." - George Walker Bush
10/09/01      "The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms." - Henri Amiel
10/10/01      "O wise man, wash your hands of that friend who associates with your enemies." - Sadi
10/11/01      "Because I remember, I despair. Because I remember, I have the duty to reject despair." - Elie Wiesel
10/12/01      "Nothing baffles the schemes of evil people so much as the calm composure of great souls." - Gabriel Mirabeau
10/13/01      "He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper." - Edmund Burke
10/14/01      "Hatred is the madness of the heart." - Byron
10/15/01      "We make war that we may live in peace." - Aristotle
10/16/01      "Do good, reap good; do evil, reap evil." - Chinese proverb
10/17/01      "Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!" - Thomas A. Edison
10/18/01      "He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all." - Miguel De Cervantes
10/19/01      "Change your thoughts and you change your world." - Norman Vincent Peale
10/20/01      "When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minuteóand itís longer than any hour. Thatís relativity." - Albert Einstein
10/21/01      "Age is a very high price to pay for maturity." - Tom Stoppard
10/22/01      "Endurance is the crowning quality / And patience all the passion of great hearts." - James Russell Lowell
10/23/01      "Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heartÖ. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes." - Carl Jung
10/24/01      "Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible." - Viktor E. Frankl
10/25/01      "Man is, properly speaking, based upon hope; he has no other possession but hope; this world of his is emphatically the place of hope." - Carlyle
10/26/01      "Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence." - Robert Frost
10/27/01      "What do you suppose will satisfy the soul except to walk free and own no superior?" - Walt Whitman
10/28/01      "If the single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the huge world will come round to him." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
10/29/01      "To make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe." - Carl Sagan
10/30/01      "Those who stand for nothing fall for anything." - Alexander Hamilton
10/31/01      "The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between oneís real and oneís declared aims, one turns, as it were, instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish squirting out ink." - George Orwell

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