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

AUG 2018


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DATE THOUGHT OF THE DAY
8/1/18      "I want freedom for the full expression of my personality." - Mahatma Gandhi
8/2/18      "To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization." - Arnold Toynbee
8/3/18      "He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals." - Benjamin Franklin
8/4/18      "However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results." - Sir Winston Churchill
8/5/18      "The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just." - Abraham Lincoln
8/6/18      "Let no man imagine that he has no influence. Whoever he may be, and wherever he may be placed, the man who thinks becomes a light and a power." - Henry George
8/7/18      "Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open." - John Barrymore
8/8/18      "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
8/9/18      "Personal happiness lies in knowing that life is not a checklist of acquisition or achievement. Your qualifications are not your life." - J. K. Rowling
8/10/18      "Determine never to be idle...It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing." - Thomas Jefferson
8/11/18      "I shut my eyes in order to see." - Paul Gauguin
8/12/18      "When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and then I come across a passage, perhaps only a phrase, which has a meaning for me, and it becomes part of me." - W. Somerset Maugham
8/13/18      "There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it. It is like falling in love." - Christopher Morley
8/14/18      "Pretending is not just play. Pretending is imagined possibility. Pretending, or acting, is a very valuable life skill and we do it all the time." - Meryl Streep
8/15/18      "If any one faculty of our nature may be called more wonderful than the rest, I do think it is memory. There seems something more speakingly incomprehensible in the powers, the failures, the inequalities of memory, than in any other of our intelligences. The memory is sometimes so retentive, so serviceable, so obedient; at others, so bewildered and so weak; and at others again, so tyrannic, so beyond control! We are, to be sure, a miracle every way; but our powers of recollecting and of forgetting do seem peculiarly past finding out." - Jane Austen
8/16/18      "Human pain does not let go of its grip at one point in time. Rather, it works its way out of our consciousness over time. There is a season of sadness. A season of anger. A season of tranquility. A season of hope." - Robert Veninga
8/17/18      "Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." - Plato
8/18/18      "There is a lot more to life than just struggling to make money." - Ann Richards
8/19/18      "Associate with well-mannered persons and your manners will improve. Run around with decent folk and your own decent instincts will be strengthened." - Stanley Walker
8/20/18      "Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up." - Pablo Picasso
8/21/18      "Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes." - Henry J. Kaiser
8/22/18      "To gain that which is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else." - Bernadette Devlin
8/23/18      "How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct." - Benjamin Disraeli
8/24/18      "Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it." - Maya Angelou
8/25/18      "Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat." - Socrates
8/26/18      "We are taught to understand, correctly, that courage is not the absence of fear, but the capacity for action despite our fears."- John McCain
8/27/18      "Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied." - Pearl Buck
8/28/18      "Management is nothing more than motivating other people." - Lee Iacocca
8/29/18      "We live in a time of transition, an uneasy era which is likely to endure for the rest of this century. During the period we may be tempted to abandon some of the time-honored principles and commitments which have been proven during the difficult times of past generations. We must never yield to this temptation. Our American values are not luxuries, but necessities - not the salt in our bread, but the bread itself." - Jimmy Carter
8/30/18      "He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good." - Jewish Proverb
8/31/18      "I think it would be worse to expect nothing than to be disappointed." - L. M. Montgomery


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