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

NOV 2022


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DATE THOUGHT OF THE DAY
11/1/22      "Knowledge and courage. These are the elements of greatness. Because they are immortal they bestow immortality. Each is as much as he knows, and the wise can do anything. A person without knowledge is in world without light. Wisdom and strength are the eyes and hands. Knowledge without courage is sterile." - Baltasar Gracián from The Art of Worldly Wisdom (1647) p.2 section iv.
11/2/22      "The force of love is the same as the force of the soul or truth." - Mahatma Gandhi
11/3/22      "What is the use of living, if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone? How else can we put ourselves in harmonious relation with the great verities and consolations of the infinite and the eternal? And I avow my faith that we are marching towards better days. Humanity will not be cast down. We are going on swinging bravely forward along the grand high road and already behind the distant mountains is the promise of the sun." - Winston Churchill
11/4/22      "You can never really live anyone else's life, not even your child's. The influence you exert is through your own life, and what you've become yourself." - Eleanor Roosevelt
11/5/22      "You learn as much from failure as from success, Dad always says. Though no one admires you for it." - Karen Joy Fowler
11/6/22      "A person's success in life can usually be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have." - Timothy Ferriss
11/7/22      "Remember this your lifetime through: Tomorrow there will be more to do. And failure waits for all who stay With some success made yesterday. Tomorrow you must try once more, And even harder than before." - John Wooden
11/8/22      "I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours." - Henry David Thoreau, from Walden p.427.
11/9/22      "The practical success of an idea, irrespective of its inherent merit, is dependent on the attitude of the contemporaries. If timely, it is quickly adopted; if not, it is apt to fare like a sprout lured out of the ground by warm sunshine, only to be injured and retarded in its growth by the succeeding frost." - Nikola Tesla
11/10/22      "We always hope for the easy fix: the one simple change that will erase a problem in a stroke. But few things in life work this way. Instead, success requires making a hundred small steps go right - one after the other, no slipups, no goofs, everyone pitching in." - Atul Gawande
11/11/22      "No one is so old as to think that he cannot live one more year." - Cicero
11/12/22      "A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increaseth strength." - Proverbs xxiiv. 5.
11/13/22      "If there is no struggle, there is no progress." - Frederick Douglass
11/14/22      "One filled with joy preaches without preaching." - Mother Teresa
11/15/22      "Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product." - Eleanor Roosevelt
11/16/22      "You learn as much from failure as from success, Dad always says. Though no one admires you for it." - Karen Joy Fowler
11/17/22      "Remember this your lifetime through: Tomorrow there will be more to do. And failure waits for all who stay With some success made yesterday. Tomorrow you must try once more, And even harder than before." - John Wooden
11/18/22      "The greatest enemies of success and happiness are negative emotions of all kinds." - Brian Tracy
11/19/22      "The secret of success is to find a need and fill it, to find a hurt and heal it, to find somebody with a problem and offer to help solve it." - Robert H. Schuller
11/20/22      "I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours." - Henry David Thoreau, from Walden p.427.
11/21/22      "My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They would give me an African name, Barack, or blessed, believing that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to success. They imagined me going to the best schools in the land, even though they weren't rich, because in a generous America you don't have to be rich to achieve your potential." - Barack Obama
11/22/22      "The Pythagoreans, as they are called, devoted themselves to mathematics; they were the first to advance this study, and having been brought up in it they thought its principles were the principles of all things." - Aristotle from Metaphysica Book 1, Chapter V.
11/23/22      "We always hope for the easy fix: the one simple change that will erase a problem in a stroke. But few things in life work this way. Instead, success requires making a hundred small steps go right - one after the other, no slipups, no goofs, everyone pitching in." - Atul Gawande
11/24/22      "Remember, happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think. So start each day by thinking of all the things you have to be thankful for. Your future will depend very largely on the thoughts you think today. So think thoughts of hope and confidence and love and success." - Dale Carnegie
11/25/22      "Heroes are made in the hour of defeat. Success is, therefore, well described as a series of glorious defeats." - Mahatma Gandhi
11/26/22      "I would hope that all educated citizens would fulfill this obligation—in politics, in Government, here in Nashville, here in this State, in the Peace Corps, in the Foreign Service, in the Government Service, in the Tennessee Valley, in the world. You will find the pressures greater than the pay. You may endure more public attacks than support. But you will have the unequaled satisfaction of knowing that your character and talent are contributing to the direction and success of this free society." - John F. Kennedy
11/27/22      "Irrespective of whether we are believers or agnostics, whether we believe in God or karma, moral ethics is a code which everyone is able to pursue." - Dalai Lama
11/28/22      "Heroes are made in the hour of defeat. Success is, therefore, well described as a series of glorious defeats." - Mahatma Gandhi
11/29/22      "Every time you suppress some part of yourself or allow others to play you small, you are in essence ignoring the owner's manual your creator gave you and destroying your design." - Oprah Winfrey


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