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These twelve Thought-of-the-Day entries were randomly selected from our archive for your enjoyment. Use the fields below to search for a specific entry or date.

January 03, 2001
" 'He means well' is useless unless he does well." - Plautus
December 03, 2023
"There is no way to happiness - happiness is the way." - Thich Nhat Hanh
May 04, 2010
"Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed." - Corita Kent
September 09, 2016
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life." - Steve Jobs
January 27, 2006
"It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well." - Rene Descartes
October 17, 2019
"Power is like being a lady... if you have to tell people you are, you aren't." - Margaret Thatcher
June 29, 2004
"Experience is not what happens to a man, it is what a man does with what happens to him." - Aldous Huxley
April 14, 2005
"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great." - Mark Twain
May 06, 2009
"Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul." - Michel de Montaigne
July 09, 2003
"Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart." - Washington Irving
May 08, 2023
"It is not a bad thing that children should occasionally, and politely, put parents in their place." - Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette from Colette. My Mother's House and Sido. United Kingdom, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2002, p.30.
October 02, 2002
"I learned this, at least by my experiment: that if you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams, and endeavor to live the life which you have imagined, you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. You will put some things behind, you will pass an invisible boundary; new, universal and more liberal laws will begin to establish themselves around and within you; or the old laws will be expanded, and interpreted in your favor in a more liberal sense, and you will live with the license of a higher order of beings. In proportion as you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will appear less complex, and solitude will not be solitude, nor poverty poverty, nor weakness weakness. If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is what they should be. Now put foundations under them." - Henry David Thoreau





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