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

APR 2019


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DATE THOUGHT OF THE DAY
4/1/19      "Before we get too depressed about the state of our politics, let's remember our history. The great debates of the past, all stirred great passions. They all made somebody angry, and at least once led to a terrible war. What is amazing, is that despite all the conflict, our experiment in democracy has worked better than any form of government on earth." - Barack Obama
4/2/19      "You can be pleased with nothing when you are not pleased with yourself." - Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
4/3/19      "Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience." - Hyman Rickover
4/4/19      "After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one." - Cato the Elder
4/5/19      "Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers." - Charles W. Eliot
4/6/19      "I looked always outside of myself to see what I could make the world give me instead of looking within myself to see what was there." - Belle Livingstone
4/7/19      "Know, first, who you are; and then adorn yourself accordingly." - Epictetus
4/8/19      "Laughing is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one spot." - Josh Billings
4/9/19      "Men are afraid to rock the boat in which they hope to drift safely through life's currents, when, actually, the boat is stuck on a sandbar. They would be better off to rock the boat and try to shake it loose." - Thomas Szasz
4/10/19      "Your pasion must come from the things that fuel you from the inside. Honors and awards are nice things, but only to the extent that they regard the real respect from your peers." - Randy Pausch
4/11/19      "The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape..." - Pablo Picasso
4/12/19      "Praise youth and it will prosper." - Irish Proverb
4/13/19      "No one can be really esteemed accomplished who does not greatly surpass what is usually met with." - Jane Austen
4/14/19      "Vigorous let us be in attaining our ends, and mild in our method of attainment." - Lord Newborough
4/15/19      "If suffer we must, let's suffer on the heights." - Victor Hugo
4/16/19      "Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival." - W. Edwards Deming
4/17/19      "All these years I've been feeling like I was growing into myself. Finally, I feel grown." - Oprah Winfrey
4/18/19      "Have regard for your name, since it will remain for you longer than a great store of gold." - Ecclesiasticus


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