Category Archives: Thought For the Day

Thought For the Day: Words, When Written, Crystallize History, Their Very Structure Gives Permanence To the Unchangeable Past

“Words, when written, crystallize history; their very structure gives permanence to the unchangeable past.” – Francis Bacon, essayist, philosopher, and statesman (1561-1626)

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Thought For the Day: There Are Basically Two Types of People. People Who Accomplish Things and People Who Claim To Have Accomplished Things. The First Group Is Less Crowded.

“There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded.” – Mark Twain

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Thought For the Day: Power Tends To Corrupt, and Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely

“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” – Lord Acton (1834-1902)

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Thought For the Day: She Who, Through Divine Grace, Lives the Generous Mystery of Birth, the Sacred Plan of Giving Shape and Consciousness to Clay

“She who, through divine grace, lives the generous mystery of birth, the sacred plan of giving shape and consciousness to clay.” – Andrea Bocelli This song was sung by Andrea Bocelli to honor his mother for giving him birth despite … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Access To Information and Freedom of Expression, Including the Public Conversation On Twitter, Is Never More Important Than During Democratic Processes, Particularly Elections

 “Access to information and freedom of expression, including the public conversation on Twitter, is never more important than during democratic processes, particularly elections.” – Kate Ruane, ACLU’s legislative counsel applied to the Ugandan elections while turning a blind eye to … Continue reading

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First Principles: Righteousness From God Comes Through Faith In Jesus Christ To All Who Believe

“But now a righteousness from God, apart from law, has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference, for … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: People Hate As They Love, Unreasonably

“People hate as they love, unreasonably.” – William Makepeace Thackeray, novelist (18 Jul 1811-1863)

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Thought For the Day: The Spirit of Truth and the Spirit of Freedom – They Are the Pillars of Society

“The spirit of truth and the spirit of freedom — they are the pillars of society.” – Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906)

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Thought For the Day: We Do Not Err Because Truth Is Difficult To See. It Is Visible At A Glance. We Err Because It Is More Comfortable

“We do not err because truth is difficult to see. It is visible at a glance. We err because this is more comfortable.” -Alexander Solzhenitsyn, novelist, Nobel laureate (1918-2008)

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Thought For the Day: My Ambition Is to Live To See All of Physics Reduced To A Formula So Elegant and Simple That It Will Fit Easily On the Front of A Tee-Shirt

“My ambition is to live to see all of physics reduced to a formula so elegant and simple that it will fit easily on the front of a T-shirt.” -Leon Max Lederman, physicist, Nobel laureate (15 Jul 1922-2018)

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