Thought For The day

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  1. esgallindeion

    esgallindeion Minstrel Knight

    Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
    Margaret Lee Runbeck
     
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    esgallindeion Minstrel Knight

    First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
    — Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
     
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    esgallindeion Minstrel Knight

    All that is gold does not glitter; not all those that wander are lost.
    — J.R.R. Tolkien
     
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    esgallindeion Minstrel Knight

    Something I heard in a college forum today...

    "Expect the unexpected. And when it does come, for it will, know your priorities well. only then will it be possible for you to overcome the challenges without leaving any space for future regrets."
     
  5. esgallindeion

    esgallindeion Minstrel Knight

    To oppose something is to maintain it.
    — Ursula K. Le Guin
     
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    esgallindeion Minstrel Knight

    If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
    — Henry David Thoreau
     
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    esgallindeion Minstrel Knight

    One should respect public opinion insofar as is necessary to avoid starvation and to keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny, and is likely to interfere with happiness in all kinds of ways.
    — Bertrand Russell
     
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    esgallindeion Minstrel Knight

    There are some things one can only achieve by a deliberate leap in the opposite direction. One has to go abroad in order to find the home one has lost.
    — Franz Kafka
     
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    esgallindeion Minstrel Knight

    "Use what talent you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best."
    - anonymous
     
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    esgallindeion Minstrel Knight

    Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
    — Robert Frost
     
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    esgallindeion Minstrel Knight

    You never know how much you really believe anything until its truth or falsehood becomes a matter of life or death to you.
    -C.S. Lewis
     
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    esgallindeion Minstrel Knight

    I know of no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their stringent execution.
    — Ulysses S. Grant
     
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    esgallindeion Minstrel Knight

    People who bite the hand that feeds them usually lick the boot that kicks them.
    — Eric Hoffer
     
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    esgallindeion Minstrel Knight

    The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.
    — Elie Wiesel
     
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    esgallindeion Minstrel Knight

    Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
    - Mark Twain
     
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    esgallindeion Minstrel Knight

    Life is never so bad at its worst that it is impossible to live; it is never so good at its best that it is easy to live.
    — Gabriel Heatter
     
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    esgallindeion Minstrel Knight

    The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.
    - Paul Valery
     
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    esgallindeion Minstrel Knight

    We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.
    — Jonathan Swift
     
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    esgallindeion Minstrel Knight

    What we have learned is like a handful of earth
    What we have yet to learn is like the whole world.
    -Avvaiyar
     
  20. zoomingrocket

    zoomingrocket TeChNiCaL AdMiNiStRaToR

    "Success is never final, failure is never fatal, it's courage that counts."
    - Sir Winston Churchill
     
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