"THOUGHTS OF THE DAY"
APRIL 2001 - JUNE 2001

June 29, 2001
" If life is difficult for you, try to make it easier for someone else."
--- Copyright © 2001 Sidharth Mahotra
June 29, 2001
" Be true to yourself because at the end of the day, that's what counts."
--- Copyright © 2001 Sarita Gonsalves
June 27, 2001
" Words are like a paradox; they can have so much meaning and yet words are meaningless when nothing stands behind them."
--- Copyright © 2001 Jane Rosa
June 25, 2001
" No one can measure, not even poets, how much the heart can hold."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by J.L. --- New Jersey
June 25, 2001
I have wept in the night for the shortness of sight
That to someone's need made me Blind.
But I never have yet felt a tinge of regret
For being a little too Kind.
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Brandon Crowther --- Nebraska
June 22, 2001
" You have to get on, where you got off, to get back to where you are going."
--- Janie Rogers-Berlin --- Submitted by P. Rogers --- Oklahoma
June 22, 2001
" A loud argument exhibits volume.
However, a sound argument shows wisdom."
--- Copyright © 2001 Jared Johnson
June 20, 2001
" I trust people. I trust them to be themselves."
--- Copyright © 1993 Beth Sikma
June 20, 2001
" The only thing one should do behind one's back is to pat it."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Felcy Alphonso --- Goa, India
June 18, 2001
" Why do some people see the light at the end of the tunnel,
While others believe it's a train?"
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Frank Pizzo --- Michigan
June 18, 2001
" There are only two things that politicians want,
Leaders have, and soldiers earn:
Respect and Peace."
--- Copyright © 2001 Daniel Margolis
June 15, 2001
" And that's how blame operates. Anything you blame becomes cause, so it goes higher and more powerful than you, and it can therefore and thereafter regulate you."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by David Brunskill --- Ontario, Canada

June 15, 2001
" You are only wise if you can learn something from everybody.
You are only rich if you are happy with what you already have."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by C.T., Age 15 --- Quebec, Canada
June 13, 2001
" True beauty is best seen with closed eyes and an open heart."
--- Copyright © 1988 Donna Wallace (a.k.a Gentle-Daydreamer)
June 13, 2001
" To see your way out of a dark situation, one must first open their eyes."
--- Copyright © 2001 Tony Trigg
June 11, 2001
" A pessimist says the glass is half empty
And an optimist says the glass is half full,
But the opportunist says:
"Wow, there's a glass"
And proceeds to take advantage of it."
--- Copyright © 2001 Jason Seymour
June 11, 2001
" What I lack in height, I make up in character."
--- Copyright © 2000 Wanda Skinner
June 8, 2001
" When you say "I Love You" to someone, may it be your teacher, mom, dad or a friend, hold it for a moment and give a thought "Do you respect that person"? If yes, then only, you can really say you love that person or else you don't, as love cannot survive without respect."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Gaurav Mathur --- Pune, India
June 8, 2001
" Practice random acts of kindness and senseless acts of beauty."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Sofy L. --- California
June 6, 2001
" If a tree falls in the forest, and no one is around to hear it, then did it really fall? Did it really make a noise?"
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Kajul Mahomad --- Greenland
June 6, 2001
Nothing is Impossible.
Possible says, "Everything is possible."
Impossible says, "I'm possible."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by John Stanley --- Karnataka, India
June 4, 2001
" Those who give of themselves freely are truly priceless."
--- Tina Marie Smith --- Submitted by Kirk Scherz --- Washington
June 4, 2001
" Just because it is the right decision, does not mean it is the right choice."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Robert Stewart --- Ontario, Canada
June 1, 2001
" May the sunshine of this day light up the darkest areas deep down inside your heart. Light will undoubtedly always overcome the darkness. So may your life always shine directly from the heart."
--- Copyright © 2001 Leon Grobaski
June 1, 2001
" Success is living up to your potential. That's all. Wake up with a smile and go after life. Live it, enjoy it, taste it, smell it, feel it."
--- Joe Kapp --- Submitted by Jennifer Yontz --- Florida
May 30, 2001
" Life is fair, its unfair for everyone."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Lucien Jans --- North Carolina
May 30, 2001
" A friend not in need is a friend indeed."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Neil Durston --- West Australia, Australia
May 25, 2001
" I know there are tears that no man should be ashamed of
Because some tears, like the blood, come from the heart."
--- Menachem Begin (Late Israeli P.M.) --- Submitted by Sagiv Loiter --- Israel
May 25, 2001
" Eternal deceit is to believe that you'll see tomorrow and limit your today abilities. It is a lifetime lie and thus a sin to believe in tomorrow. There was no tomorrow, there is no tomorrow, there will never be tomorrow. You only live as long as it is called today. So live today as your last day in your soul."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Themba Vilakazi --- Gauteng, South Africa
May 23, 2001
" Take time for your health today
So that you will have health for your time tomorrow."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Thaya Moodaley --- Eastern Cape, South Africa
May 23, 2001
" The wise learn from mistakes, the foolish merely repeat them."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Jerry Hancock --- Missouri
May 21, 2001
" Experience is the only teacher that gives you the test before the lesson."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by T. Besemann --- Oregon
May 21, 2001
" You can only go as far as you push."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by K. Hoffman --- Maryland
May 18, 2001
" I didn't know I was making history,
I was just tired of giving in."
--- Rosa Parks --- Submitted by Jennifer W. --- Idaho
May 18, 2001
" Excuses are your lack of faith in your own power."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by C. Pratt --- Louisiana
May 16, 2001
" Accept the things to which fate binds you,
And love the people with whom fate brings you together,
But do so with all your heart."
--- Marcus Aurelius --- Submitted by Mersida Beskovic --- New York
May 16, 2001
" Life is wonderful, but so very quick.
It does not stop to let us catch up;
We need to constantly keep chasing after it
Just to maintain the pace."
--- Copyright © 2001 Jamie Swimm
May 14, 2001
" Don't wait until someone says, "Your money, or your life"
To realize that they are two separate things."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Meredith A. --- Iowa
May 14, 2001
" Do you have the patience to wait until your mud settles and the water is clear?
Can you remain unmoving til the right action arises by itself?"
--- Translation of Tao Te Ching --- Submitted by Ong YC --- Singapore
May 11, 2001
" Opportunity is knocking and it won't be kept waiting behind the door for too long.
It can leave as quickly as it came."
--- Written by Arpee M. --- California
May 11, 2001
" Money and possessions may seem like everything.
Without someone to love or to love you, you have nothing!"
--- Copyright © 2001 Diona Kozak
May 7, 2001
" Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power."
--- Shirley Maclaine --- Submitted by Jennifer Yontz --- Florida
May 7, 2001
" The most precious possession that ever comes to a man,
In this world, is a woman's heart."
--- Jaime H. Young --- Submitted by Sara Hoadley --- Oregon
May 4, 2001
" Nothing is free. No exceptions."
--- Copyright © 2001 William Nepe
May 4, 2001
" Bad times will come, positive energy will make them go away."
--- Copyright © 2001 Vedran Saciragic
May 2, 2001
" Unfortunately, we have 20/20 vision, 20/20 hindsight and 20/20 foresight when we look at others, but we are nearly blind when we look at ourselves."
--- Copyright © 2001 James O'Brien
May 2, 2001
" Big dreams and low work ethic is a sure success,
If failure is your aim!"
--- Copyright © 2001 Fitzroy H. Salmon
April 30, 2001
" Perhaps our task in this shaky, fast-changing, bewildering world in which we live is to make music, at first with all that we have, and then, when that is no longer possible, to make music with what we have left."
--- Itzhak Perlman --- Submitted by Martha Varzaly --- Pennsylvania
April 30, 2001
" Something that is that needed weekly, should not be apparent everyday."
--- Copyright © 2001 William Sadowski
April 27, 2001
" Our technology has surpassed our humanity.
Someday I hope our humanity will surpass our technology."
--- Copyright © 2001 Sarum
April 27, 2001
" Sometimes it is better go into something without a plan,
Because when we make one,
We see all the things that could go wrong."
--- Written by Angel A. --- Manitoba, Canada
April 25, 2001
" Cherished moments should not only stir something in your heart
But in your soul as well."
--- Copyright © 2001 Debra Jean Hansen
April 25, 2001
" Love knows no race or color, only happiness."
--- Copyright © 1996 Shannon Allen
April 23, 2001
" Intellect massages your mind into consciousness."
--- Copyright © 2001 Kimberly Gamble
April 23, 2001
" The day you take full responsibility for your actions,
The day you make no more excuses,
Is the day you make your way to the top."
--- Joe Greany --- Submitted by B.C. --- Ohio
April 20, 2001
" To live in fear is not to live at all."
--- From the movie "License to Drive" --- Submitted by Eric Briley --- Texas
April 20, 2001
" The difference between involvement and commitment
Is like an eggs and ham breakfast:
The chicken was involved, but the pig was committed."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Jason Sabol --- New Jersey
April 18, 2001
" One cannot understand the world looking through the eyes of the world;
One can only know it."
--- Written by C. Comfort
April 18, 2001
" You shouldn't hold grudges against others, everyone makes mistakes.
Take a look in the mirror; nobody's perfect."
--- Written by M. Lawton
April 16, 2001
" I used to a Pessimist,
But found being an Optimist had better goals."
--- Copyright © 2001 Danny Zamzow
April 16, 2001
" Real love is believing in someone
Until they can believe in themselves."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Melissa B. --- Wisconsin
April 13, 2001
" Science is just confirming what God already knows."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Mark Kupets --- Virginia
April 13, 2001
" Life is a pitch and then you swing again;
And sooner than you think, you'll hit that home run."
--- Copyright © 2001 Dan Swing
April 11, 2001
" Isn't it funny that we can't see where we're going,
But only where we've been?"
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by A.K. --- Missouri
April 9, 2001
" In every answer there's always a question,
But not all the questions have an answer."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Jocelyn Bianzon --- Philippines
April 9, 2001
" There is no tolerance without respect,
And there is no respect without knowledge."
--- Henry Louis Gates, Jr. --- Submitted by Lisa Newland --- Colorado
April 6, 2001
" Never complain....never explain."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Crystal Thomas --- Colorado
April 6, 2001
" There are only two types of laws:
Ones that enslave man and the ones that set them free."
--- Sean Connery as King Arthur
--- Submitted by Sizwe Dlengezele --- South Africa
April 4, 2001
" Whatever you choose to do in life, always remember to give back,
Because in failing to give back, then you fail to become."
--- Copyright © 1999 Marcia Dawes
April 4, 2001
" No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit."
--- Helen Keller --- Submitted by Krissy M. --- Ontario, Canada
April 2, 2001
" Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed."
--- Author Unknown --- Submitted by Tracy Giordano --- Arizona
April 2, 2001
" Don't be disappointed with the mess around. Don't be activated by the chaos that mounts. Always remember that whatever you do, the results will always come to you. The disappointment disappears, the activation subsides and the moments always run like mice. So don't let the moments pass you by, for in the twinkling of an eye the moments shall go, the feeling shall die, and it shall be too late when you open your eyes."
--- Sushmita Sen --- Submitted by Eric Esteban --- Paranaque, Philippines