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Thought For the Day: True Honor Is Formed In Our Hearts Not In Other People’s Opinions

“Our own heart, and not other men’s opinions, form our true honor.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)        

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Thought For the Day: When You’re In A Hole, Stop Digging

“If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop diggin’.”  – Will Rogers    

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Thought For the Day: You Have Turned All the Corners Left When You Run Into Yourself

“When you turn the corner / And you run into yourself / Then you know that you have turned / All the corners that are left.”  – Langston Hughes, poet and novelist (1 Feb 1902-1967)      

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Thought For the Day: We Are the Masters of Our Fate and Captains of Our Souls

“It matters not how strait the gate, / How charged with punishments the scroll, / I am the master of my fate: / I am the captain of my soul.” – William Ernest Henley, poet, critic, and editor (23 Aug … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Absent Reason We Become Bigots, Fools or Slaves

“Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.” – Lord Byron, poet (22 Jan 1788-1824)      

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Thought For the Day: Guard Well Your Treasure of Kindness

“Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.” – George Sand [pen name of Amantine-Aurore-Lucile Dupin], novelist (1 Jul 1804-1876)      

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Thought For the Day: Don’t be yourself. Be someone a little nicer.

“Don’t be yourself. Be someone a little nicer.”  – Mignon McLaughlin      

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Thought For the Day: There Is No Youer Than You

“Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You. “– Dr. Seuss, author and illustrator (2 Mar 1904-1991)      

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Thought For the Day: Re-Reading Literary Classics Allows A Person To See More Of Themselves Than Before

“When you re-read a classic, you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in yourself than there was before”. – Clifton Fadiman, editor and critic (15 May 1904-1999)        

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Thought For the Day: It Takes Courage To Grow Into Who You Really Are

“It takes courage to grow up and be who you really are. “ — e.e. cummings        

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