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

MAY 2016


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
5/1/16     "Never bear more than one trouble at a time. Some people bear three kinds - all they have had, all they have now, and all they expect to have." - Edward Everett Hale
5/2/16     "Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out." - John Wooden
5/3/16     "Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself." - Harvey Fierstein
5/4/16     "Each man must look to himself to teach him the meaning of life. It is not something discovered; it is something molded." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
5/5/16     "Mistakes are a great educator when one is honest enough to admit them and willing to learn from them." - Alexander Solzhenitsyn
5/6/16     "The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men, the conviction and the will to carry on." - Walter Lippmann
5/7/16     "There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self." - Aldous Huxley
5/8/16     "Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever." - Author Unknown
5/9/16     "What does not kill me, makes me stronger." - Friedrich Nietzsche
5/10/16     "In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit." - Albert Schweitzer
5/11/16     "Spend the afternoon. You can't take it with you." - Annie Dillard
5/12/16     "Begin somewhere; you cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do." - Liz Smith
5/13/16     "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." - Mark Twain
5/14/16     "The only thing that one really knows about human nature is that it changes. Change is the one quality we can predicate of it." - Oscar Wilde
5/15/16     "This above all: To thine own self, be true." - William Shakespeare
5/16/16     "If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude." - Maya Angelou
5/17/16     "Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss in life is what dies inside us while we live." - Norman Cousin
5/18/16     "Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
5/19/16     "Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary." - Cecil Beaton
5/20/16     "If you bring forth what is within you, what is within you will save you. If you don't bring forth what is within you, what is within you will destroy you." - Jodi Picoult
5/21/16     "And yet, now that years have passed, I recall it and wonder that it could distress me so much. It will be the same thing, too, with this trouble. Time will go by and I shall not mind about this either." - Leo Tolstoy
5/22/16     "The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
5/23/16     "Think for yourselves, and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too." - Voltaire
5/24/16     "Be the change that you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi
5/25/16     "Without music, life would be a mistake." - Friedrich Nietzsche
5/26/16     "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." - Albert Einstein
5/27/16     "The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference." - Elie Wiesel
5/28/16     "Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." - George Bernard Shaw
5/29/16     "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." - Winston S. Churchill


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