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Thought For the Day: There Is No Development Without Effort and Effort Means Work

”All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.“ – Calvin Coolidge    

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First Principles: To Cherish and Stimulate the Activity of the Human Mind Is Not the Least Expedient By Which the Wealth of A Nation Is Promoted

“To cherish and stimulate the activity of the human mind, by multiplying the objects of enterprise, is not among the least considerable of the expedients, by which the wealth of a nation may be promoted.” – Alexander Hamilton (1791)   … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Socialism Proposes No Adequate Substitute For the Motive of Enlightened Selfishness Which Is the Basis of All Labor, Effort, Enterprise and Activity

“Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive of enlightened selfishness that today is at the basis of all human labor and effort, enterprise and new activity.” – William Howard Taft (1857-1930)      

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First Principles: Every Effort Should Be Made To Encourage and Exalt the Children To Become Their Best Potential

“It should be your care, therefore, and mine, to elevate the minds of our children and exalt their courage; to accelerate and animate their industry and activity; to excite in them an habitual contempt of meanness, abhorrence of injustice and … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Prosperous Economy Promotes the Living Standard of All

“To cherish and stimulate the activity of the human mind, by multiplying the objects of enterprise, is not among the least considerable of the expedients, by which the wealth of a nation may be promoted.” – Alexander Hamilton (1791)   … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Nation Should Promote the Minds and Morals of Its Children

“It should be your care, therefore, and mine, to elevate the minds of our children and exalt their courage; to accelerate and animate their industry and activity; to excite in them an habitual contempt of meanness, abhorrence of injustice and … Continue reading

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