Category Archives: Thought For the Day

Thought For the Day: We Should Focus More On the Integrity of Love Than Purity of Dogma

“We worry more about the purity of dogma than about the integrity of love.” – Abraham Joshua Heschel, rabbi and professor (11 Jan 1907-1972)    

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Thought For the Day: All Art Is Autobiographical

“All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster’s autobiography.” – Federico Fellini, film director, and writer (20 Jan 1920-1993)      

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Thought For the Day: The Only Way To Win A War Is To Prevent It

“The only way human beings can win a war is to prevent it.” – George Marshall, US Army Chief, Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense, Nobel laureate (31 Dec 1880-1959)    

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Thought For the Day: Be Thankful For Those Who Rekindle the Inner Spirit

“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” – Albert Schweitzer, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: In the Sight of God There Is No Color Line

“[I] resolved that I would permit no man, no matter what his color might be, to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him. … I pity from the bottom of my heart any individual who is so … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Curtailing Free Speech Strikes Twice At Intellectual Freedom

“To curtail free expression strikes twice at intellectual freedom, for whoever deprives another of the right to state unpopular views necessarily deprives others of the right to listen to those views.” – C. Van Woodward (1908-1999)      

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Thought For the Day: Unite With Anyone To Right; Unite With Nobody To Do Wrong

“I would unite with anybody to do right; and with nobody to do wrong.” – Frederick Douglass      

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Thought For the Day: Words Used Change Like Leaves With the Passing Seasons of Mankind

“Men ever had, and ever will have leave, / To coin new words well suited to the age, / Words are like leaves, some wither every year, / And every year a younger race succeeds.” – Horace, poet and satirist … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: In A World Where You Can Be Anything, Be Kind

“In a world where you can be anything, be kind.”  – Anonymous      

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Thought For the Day: Take Away the Heritage of A People and They Are Easily Destroyed

“The theory of the Communists may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property. … Take away the heritage of a people and they are easily destroyed.” – Karl Marx, Communist Manifesto (1848) I would offer that eradicating … Continue reading

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