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First Principles: When A Man Who Is Honestly Mistaken Hears the Truth, He Will Either Quit Being Mistaken or Cease to Be Honest

“When a man who is honestly mistaken hears the truth, he will either quit being mistaken or cease to be honest.” – Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

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Thought For the Day: Mercy Bears Richer Fruits Than Strict Justice

“I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.” -Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S. President (1809-1865)

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Thought For the Day: Those Who Deny Freedom To Others, Deserve It Not For Themselves

“Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves.”– Abraham Lincoln

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First Principles: Character Is Like A Tree and Reputation Like A Shadow. The Shadow Is What We Think of It; the Tree Is the Real Thing

“Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” – Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

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First Principles: Four Score and Seven Years Ago Our Fathers Brought Forth On This Continent, A New Nation, Conceived In Liberty, and Dedicated To the Proposition That All Men Are Created Equal

“Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.” – Abraham Lincoln, in the Gettysburg Address

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First Principles: We the People Are the Rightful Masters of Both Congress and the Courts, Not To Overthrow the Constitution But To Overthrow the Men Who Pervert the Constitution

“We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.” – Abraham Lincoln

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Thought For the Day: Those Who Deny Freedom To Others Deserve It Not For Themselves

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves. – Abraham Lincoln

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First Principles: Public Sentiment Is Everything. With Public Sentiment, Nothing Can Fail; Without It, Nothing Can Succeed

“Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it, nothing can succeed.”  – Abraham Lincoln      

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A House Divided

The worse war America has ever fought was the war against ourselves, the American Civil War. A House Divided by Michael Doyle Lincoln’s inaugural was an attempt at reconciliation The mystic chords of memory were bonds of affection The siege … Continue reading

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The Clouds of Uncivil War Approach

If there’s any one single foremost predicator that led to the American Civil War more than others, it was beyond any doubt the Mexican-American War. The Clouds of Uncivil War Approach by Michael Doyle While careful in thinking too linearly … Continue reading

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