Thought of the Day
The optomist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious of the rose.
Yesterday's Thought Was
The wise are instructed by reason; ordinary minds by experience; the stupid by necessity; and brutes by instinct.
By Cicero, Marcus Tullius 106 BCE - 43 BCE
Born 106 BCE, six years before birth of Julius Caesar, into wealthy family. Received the Roman equivalent of an Ivy League education, studying rhetoric and philosophy in Rome, Athens, and Rhodes.