Thought for the day II

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Postby yat_chum » Mon Jul 02, 2007 1:36 am

"No man is an Island, intire of itselfe; every man is a peece of the Continent, a part of the maine..."
John Donne (1572 - 1631), Devotions XVII
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Postby yat_chum » Tue Jul 03, 2007 1:45 am

"It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen."
Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC), 'Nicomachean Ethics,' 325 B.C.
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Postby yat_chum » Wed Jul 04, 2007 1:30 am

"We immediately become more effective when we decide to change ourselves rather than asking things to change for us."
Stephen Covey
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Postby yat_chum » Thu Jul 05, 2007 1:33 am

"It's choice - not chance - that determines your destiny."
Jean Nidetch
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Postby yat_chum » Fri Jul 06, 2007 1:45 am

"We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be."
Jane Austen (1775 - 1817), Mansfield Park
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Postby yat_chum » Sat Jul 07, 2007 3:13 am

"I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends more on the way we meet the events of life than on the nature of those events themselves."
Alexander Humboldt (1769 - 1859)
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Postby yat_chum » Sun Jul 08, 2007 1:38 am

"When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other."
Chinese Proverb
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Postby yat_chum » Sun Jul 08, 2007 1:42 am

"Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn whatever state I am in, therin to be content."
Helen Keller (1880 - 1968)
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Postby yat_chum » Mon Jul 09, 2007 1:36 am

"The way we see the problem is the problem."
Stephen Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
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Postby yat_chum » Tue Jul 10, 2007 1:40 am

"Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one."
Malcolm Forbes (1919 - 1990), in Forbes Magazine
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Postby yat_chum » Wed Jul 11, 2007 1:37 am

"They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself."
Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987), The Philosophy of Andy Warhol
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Postby yat_chum » Thu Jul 12, 2007 1:36 am

"You can't turn back the clock. But you can wind it up again."
Bonnie Prudden
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Postby yat_chum » Fri Jul 13, 2007 1:14 am

"If there is no gardener there is no garden."
Stephen Covey, First things First
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Postby yat_chum » Sat Jul 14, 2007 3:23 am

"Genuine beginnings begin within us, even when they are brought to our attention by external opportunities."
William Bridges
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Postby yat_chum » Sun Jul 15, 2007 2:32 am

"This life, you must know
as the tiny splash of a raindrop.

A thing of beauty that disappears as it comes into being.

Therefore, set your goal.
Make use of every day and every night."

Tibetan Buddhist - Tsongkhapa
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Postby yat_chum » Mon Jul 16, 2007 1:39 am

"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I--
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference."
Robert Frost (1874 - 1963), The Road Not Taken
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Postby yat_chum » Tue Jul 17, 2007 1:13 am

"I decided not to let my past rule my future so I decided to change my present in order to open up my future."
Dr. Ana M Guzman
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Postby yat_chum » Wed Jul 18, 2007 12:58 am

"Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored."
Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963), "Proper Studies", 1927
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Postby yat_chum » Thu Jul 19, 2007 1:39 am

"Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you."
Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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Postby yat_chum » Fri Jul 20, 2007 2:02 am

"The time to relax is -- when you don't have time for it."
Sidney J. Harris
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