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Thought For the Day: All That We Call Human History…Is the Long Terrible Story of Man Trying To Find Something Other Than God Which Will Make Him Happy

“All that we call human history … [is] the long terrible story of man trying to find something other than God which will make him happy.” – C. S. Lewis (1898-1963)

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Thought For the Day: Maybe All One Can Do Is Hope To End Up With the Right Regrets

“Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.” – Arthur Miller, playwright and essayist (17 Oct 1915-2005)

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First Principles: Yet To All Who Did Receive Him, To Those Who Believed In His Name, He Gave the Right To Become Children of God

“ Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God —  children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband’s will, but born of God.” – … Continue reading

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First Principles: Where There Is No Law, There Is No Liberty

“Where there is no law, there is no liberty; and nothing deserves the name of law but that which is certain and universal in its operation upon all the members of the community.” – Benjamin Rush (1788)

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First Principles: The Best of All Government Is That Which Teaches Us To Govern Ourselves

“The best of all government is that which teaches us to govern ourselves.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832

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Thought For the Day: Concentrate All Your Thoughts Upon the Work At Hand. The Sun’s Rays Do Not Burn Until Brought To A Focus.

“Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.” – Alexander Graham Bell, inventor (3 Mar 1847-1922)

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First Principles: The Cause of America Is In A Great Measure the Cause of All Mankind

“The cause of America is in a great measure the cause of all mankind.” – Thomas Paine, Common Sense (1776)

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First Principles: Nil Desperandium – Never Despair…Where There Is A Spark of Patriotic Fire, We Will Rekindle It

“Nil desperandum, — Never Despair. That is a motto for you and me. All are not dead; and where there is a spark of patriotic fire, we will rekindle it.” – Samuel Adams

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Thought For the Day: The Great Thing About Getting Older Is That You Don’t Lose All the Other Ages You’ve Been

“The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been.” –Madeleine L’Engle, writer (29 Nov 1918-2007)

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Thought For the Day: For All Sad Words of Tongue and Pen, the Saddest Are These, ‘It Might Have Been’

“For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been’.” – John Greenleaf Whittier, poet (17 Dec 1807-1892)

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