Refdesk Home
Home
[ Search Net ] [ Facts Subject Index ] [ Facts Encyclopedia ] [ Newspapers USA/World ] [Report Broken Links ]
[ Fast Facts ] [ First Things First ] [ Quick Reference ] [ Site Map ] [Contact Us ]
Refdesk Home
Recommend Refdesk
Help Support Refdesk



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

MAY 2017


Previous Archives

DATE THOUGHT OF THE DAY
5/1/17      "There is no friend as loyal as a book." - Ernest Hemingway
5/2/17      "This is the lesson: never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never - in nothing, great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy." - Winston Churchill
5/3/17      "I want people to talk to one another no matter what their difference of opinion might be." - Studs Terkel
5/4/17      "Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence." - George Washington
5/5/17      "Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear." - Bertrand Russell
5/6/17      "While there's life, there's hope." - Marcus Tullius Cicero
5/7/17      "A change in perspective is worth 80 IQ points." - Alan Kay
5/8/17      "Common sense is not so common." - Voltaire
5/9/17      "I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing." - Socrates
5/10/17      "Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true." - Honore de Balzac
5/11/17      "The best way to predict the future is to create it." - Peter Drucker
5/12/17      "What's madness but nobility of soul at odds with circumstance?" - Theodore Roethke
5/13/17      "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
5/14/17      "Fearing no insult, asking for no crown, receive with indifference both flattery and slander, and do not argue with a fool." - Aleksandr Pushkin
5/15/17      "We hold that the greatest right in the world is the right to be wrong, that in the exercise thereofpeople have an inviolable right to express their unbridled thoughts on all topics and personalities, being liable only for the use of that right."
5/16/17      "There is always something to do. There are hungry people to feed, naked people to clothe, sick people to comfort and make well. And while I don't expect you to save the world, I do think it's not asking too much for you to love those with whom you sleep, share the happiness of those whom you call friend, engage those among you who are visionary, and remove from your life those who offer you depression, despair, and disrespect." - Nikki Giovanni
5/17/17      "Whether you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right." - Henry Ford
5/18/17      "Love all, trust a few. Do wrong to none." - William Shakespeare
5/19/17      "All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." - Arthur Schopenhauer
5/20/17      "It's easy to be in the wrong place at the wrong time, but it is leadership to be in the wrong place at the right time." - Alison Thompson
5/21/17      "No man is good enough to govern another man without the other's consent. " - Abraham Lincoln
5/22/17      "Of all nature's gifts to the human race, what is sweeter to a man than his children?" - Marcus Tullius Cicero


Thought-of-the-Day Archives

2017
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2016
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2015
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2014
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2013
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2012
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2011
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2010
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2009
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2008
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2007
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2006
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2005
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2004
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2003
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2002
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2001
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
2000
DEC NOV OCT SEP AUG JUL
JUN MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
1999
DEC




Refdesk Home
Home
[ Search Net ] [ Facts Subject Index ] [ Facts Encyclopedia ] [ Newspapers USA/World ] [Report Broken Links ]
[ Fast Facts ] [ First Things First ] [ Quick Reference ] [ Site Map ] [Contact Us ]