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

JANUARY 2002


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
1/01/02      "Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable." - Sydney J. Harris
1/02/02      "Liberty may be endangered by the abuses of liberty as well as by the abuses of power." - James Madison
1/03/02      "Fear not, the people may be deluded for a moment, but cannot be corrupted." - Andrew Jackson
1/04/02      "Go often to the house of a friend, for weeds choke the unused path." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
1/05/02      "Be willing to launch in faith, with no guarantees of success. This is the mark of personal greatness." - Brian Tracy
1/06/02      "Things may come to those who wait ... but only the things left by those who hustle." - Abraham Lincoln
1/07/02      "The moment the slave resolves that he will no longer be a slave, his fetters fall ... Freedom and slavery are mental states." - Mohandas Gandhi
1/08/02      "To keep your marriage brimming, / With love in the loving cup, / Whenever you’re wrong, admit it; / Whenever you’re right, shut up." - Ogden Nash
1/09/02      "People in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than governments." - Dwight D. Eisenhower
1/10/02      "Failure is an event, never a person." - William D. Brown
1/11/02      "Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose." - Lyndon B. Johnson
1/12/02      "It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer." - Albert Einstein
1/13/02      "A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties." - Harry Truman
1/14/02      "Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint." - Alexander Hamilton
1/15/02      "Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambition. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great." - Mark Twain
1/16/02      "As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live." - Goethe
1/17/02      "Agitate the young against the old. Prevail if possible without armed conflict. The supreme excellence is not to win a hundred victories in a hundred battles. The supreme excellence is to defeat the armies of your enemies without ever having to fight them." - Sun Tzu
1/18/02      "In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed wealth is something to be ashamed of." - Confucius
1/19/02      "If money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability." - Henry Ford
1/20/02      "It is never too late to be what you might have been." - George Eliot
1/21/02      "Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed." - Booker T. Washington
1/22/02      "Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance." - Samuel Johnson
1/23/02      "Function in disaster. Finish in style." - Lucy Madeira
1/24/02      "Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves." - Rollo May
1/25/02      "You can accomplish much if you don't care who gets the credit." - Ronald Reagan
1/26/02      "The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails." - William Arthur Ward
1/27/02      "Ability may take you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there." - John Wooden
1/28/02      "An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come." - Victor Hugo
1/29/02      "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Benjamin Franklin
1/30/02      "As we gather tonight, our nation is at war, our economy is in recession and the civilized world faces unprecedented dangers. Yet the state of our union has never been stronger." - George Walker Bush
1/31/02      "Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is." - Erich Fromm

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