Category Archives: Thought For the Day

Thought For the Day: Those Who Cannot Remember the Past Are Condemned To Repeat It

“Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana in The Life of Reason   … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: All Lives Matter; All Life Is Sacred

“Of course, nobody would have a problem with the phrase Black Lives Matter. Black Lives Matter is a great concept. Brown lives matter. White lives matter. Women’s lives matter. Men’s lives matter. Unborn lives matter. All these lives matter.” – … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Music In the Soul Can Be Heard By the Universe

“Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.” – Lao Tzu      

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First Principles: I Count Him Braver Who Overcomes His Desires Than Him Who Conquers His Enemies; For the Hardest Victory Is Over Self

“I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self…” –  Aristotle (384-322 B.C.)      

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Thought For the Day: Our Highest Accomplishments Still Have the Single Aim of Bringing Mankind Together

“Transport of the mails, transport of the human voice, transport of flickering pictures — in this century, as in others, our highest accomplishments still have the single aim of bringing men together.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery, author and aviator (29 … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Our Greatest Glory Is Not In Never Falling, But In Rising Every Time We Fall

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius      

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Thought For the Day: Whenever We Take Away the Liberties of Those Whom We Hate, We Are Opening the Way To Loss of Liberty For Those We Love

 “Whenever we take away the liberties of those whom we hate, we are opening the way to loss of liberty for those we love.” – Wendell L. Willkie (1892-1944)    

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Thought For the Day: The Beauty of Trees, the Softness of the Air, the Fragrance of the Grass, They Speak To Me

“The beauty of the trees, the softness of the air, the fragrance of the grass, they speak to me. The summit of the mountain, the thunder of the sky, the rhythm of the sea, speaks to me. The faintness of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Many Successful Political Careers Have Been Built On Given Blacks ‘Favors’ That Look Good On the Surface But Do Lasting Damage In the Long Run

“Many successful political careers have been built on giving blacks ‘favors’ that look good on the surface but do lasting damage in the long run. One of these ‘favors’ was the welfare state. A vastly expanded welfare state in the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Let the Laws Be Clear, Uniform and Precise; To Interpret Laws Is Almost Always To Corrupt Them

“Let the laws be clear, uniform and precise; to interpret laws is almost always to corrupt them.” – Voltaire (1694-1778)      

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