Tag Archives: Brave

First Principles: Stay Strong Even In Distress

“I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, … Continue reading

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To My Youngest On Reaching Nine

To My Youngest On Reaching Nine by Michael Romani To my youngest on reaching age nine What can I say, sweet angel of mine But that I am proud of you each day As I watch you grow up in … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Never Be Afraid of Appearing Foolish

“The world is changed not by the self-regarding, but by men and women prepared to make fools of themselves.” – P.D. James, novelist (3 Aug 1920-2014)        

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Courage

Bravely into the smoke without much hope they went No time to pause but purposely into needed ascent Above the fold, you’ll find the moments of courage Dignified into the tears cried dripping onto the page Even in these darkest … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Brave

This is still the land of the free and the brave No matter how many among us are knaves A land with its allegiance made to freedom Where the people rule, not a kingdom Where we salute the Old Glory … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Risky

A message for two princesses: It’s a risky business this forest we call life Filled with wonder and filled with strife But if you keep the path, I think you’ll find It’s better to step forward than be left behind … Continue reading

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Thought of the Day: Have The Courage To Continue

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ― Winston S. Churchill There is some question as to if Winston Churchill ever said this.  If he didn’t, it’s quite like something he … Continue reading

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First Principles: Be Just Friends and Brave Enemies

“I am ever unwilling that [peace] should be disturbed as long as the rights and interests of the nations can be preserved. But whensoever hostile aggressions require a resort to war, we must meet our duty and convince the world … Continue reading

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