Monthly Archives: October 2012

Thought for the day…

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”

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Winston Churchill

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

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[More] Thoughts for the day (as shared on Facebook)

(1) “Be the change you want to see in the world.” ( – Mahatma Gandhi) (2) “While we have the gift of life, it seems to me the only tragedy is to allow part of us to die…whether it is … Continue reading

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Thoughts for the day (as shared on Facebook)…

“You have to do what is right for you…no oneĀ [emphasis added] walks in your shoes.” “Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” (The Dalai Lama) “I’m a strong person, but every once in a while, I … Continue reading

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Thought for the day…

“If you are willing to admit faults, you have one less fault to admit.”

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Thought for the day…

“The prettiest smiles have the deepest secrets. The prettiest eyes have cried the most tears, and the kindest hearts have felt the most pain.” [Thanks, Missy Kay, for sharing this on Facebook.]

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Thoughts for the day (as posted on/borrowed from Facebook)…

(1) “If you succeed in cheating someone, don’t think that the person is a fool. Realize that the person trusted you much more than you deserved.” (Thanks, Mishia.) (2) “Happiness comes when we stop complaining about the troubles we have … Continue reading

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H. L. Mencken [a thought for the day]

“It is [difficult] to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.”

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George Orwell

“[‘Doublethink’] means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind . . . and accepting both of them.”

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Thought for the day…

“The quieter you become, the more you can hear.” ( – Yasutani Roshi)

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