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Thought For the Day: All Art Comes Out of Conflict

“I think all art comes out of conflict. When I write I am always looking for the dramatic kernel of an event, the junctures of people’s lives when they go in one direction, not another.” – Joyce Carol Oates

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Thought For the Day: Politeness Is the Art of Choosing Among Your Thoughts

“Politeness is the art of choosing among your thoughts.”- Madame de Stael, writer (22 Apr 1766-1817)

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Social Media Blues

Social Media Bluesby Michael DoyleIt’s really kind of funnyAbout this social media sceneIt really kind of bugs meHow all these geniuses want to vent their spleenWeren’t these guys the same onesWho sat in back, claiming they were street smartAdmiring oil … Continue reading

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Art In A Drop

Art In A Dropby Pure Love & Michael Romani Art it seems is everywhereThat a soul is laid bareLike a whisper heard in an eavesdropIs the art found inside a drop A bit of oil in water swirledBecomes a vibrant … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Everyone Discusses My Art and Pretends To Understand, As If It Were Necessary To Understand, When It Is Simply Necessary To Love

“Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love.” – Claude Monet, painter (14 Nov 1840-1926)

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First Principles: The Whole Art of Government Consists In the Art of Being Honest. Only Aim To Do Your Duty, and Mankind Will Give You Credit Where You Fail

“The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest. Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail.” – Thomas Jefferson (1774)

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First Principles: There Is No Art Which One Government Sooner Learns of Another Than That of Draining Money From the Pockets of the People

“There is no art which one government sooner learns of another than that of draining money from the pockets of the people.” – Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations, 1776.

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Dollar Rich (Soul Poor)

Dollar Rich (Soul Poor)by Michael DoyleYou can live life on the stealthHaving unbounded amounts of wealthAnd if you have no one to live forYou may be dollar rich, but you’re still poorYou can own precious gems and artThings that some … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Everyone Discusses My Art and Pretends To Understand, As If It Were Necessary To Understand , When It Is Simply Necessary To Love

“Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love.” – Claude Monet, painter (14 Nov 1840-1926)

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