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

MAY 2015


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
5/1/15     "I think if I've learned anything about friendship, it's to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don't walk away, don't be distracted, don't be too busy or tired, don't take them for granted. Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together. Powerful stuff." - Jon Katz
5/2/15     "It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it." - Aristotle
5/3/15     "We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will." - Chuck Palahniuk
5/4/15     "Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book." - Jane Smiley
5/5/15     "Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school." - Albert Einstein
5/6/15     "Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened." - Winston Churchill
5/7/15     "But luxury has never appealed to me, I like simple things, books, being alone, or with somebody who understands." - Daphne du Maurier
5/8/15     "Everyone sees what you appear to be, few experience what you really are." - Niccolo Machiavelli
5/9/15     "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." - Carl Sagan
5/10/15     "My mother... she is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her." - Jodi Picoult
5/11/15     "I am very interested and fascinated how everyone loves each other, but no one really likes each other." - Stephen Chbosky
5/12/15     "All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action." - James Russell Lowell
5/13/15     "Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent." - Marilyn vos Savant
5/14/15     "In a moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing." - Theodore Roosevelt
5/15/15     "If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present." - Lao Tzu
5/16/15     "You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do." - Henry Ford
5/17/15     "The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug." - Mark Twain
5/18/15     "When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth." - Arthur Conan Doyle
5/19/15     "In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." - Mortimer J. Adler
5/20/15     "In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act." - George Orwell
5/21/15     "Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being." - Albert Schweitzer
5/22/15     "Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes." - Mahatma Gandhi
5/23/15     "No amount of belief makes something a fact." - James Randi
5/24/15     "It isn't what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it." - Dale Carnegie
5/25/15     "We come, not to mourn our dead soldiers, but to praise them." - Francis A. Walker
5/26/15     "Patience often gets the credit that belongs to fatigue." - Franklin Jones
5/27/15     "If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need." - Cicero
5/28/15     "You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them." - Maya Angelou
5/29/15     "Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right." - Isaac Asimov
5/30/15     "It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation." - Herman Melville


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