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First Principles: Every Good Citizen Makes His Country’s Honor His Own, and Cherishes It Not Only As Precious But As Sacred

“Every good citizen makes his country’s honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and is conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.” … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Have But A Slender Hold of Our Virtues; They Ought, Therefore, To Be Cherished With Care, and Practiced With Diligence

“We have but a slender hold of our virtues; they ought, therefore, to be cherished with care, and practised with diligence.” – Fisher Ames

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First Principles: To Cherish and Stimulate the Activity of the Human Mind…Is Not Among the Least Considerable of the Expedients, By Which the Wealth of A Nation May Be 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)

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First Principles: To Cherish and Stimulate the…Human Mind…Is Not Among the Least Considerable of the Expedients, By Which the Wealth of A Nation May Be 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)

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First Principles: Let Us Tenderly and Kindly Cherish, Therefore, the Means of Knowledge. Let Us Dare To Read, Think, Speak, and Write.

“Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write.”– John Adams

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In the Sneeze of A Sweet Blink

In the Sneeze of A Sweet Blinkby Michael DoyleIn the sneeze of a sweet blinkShe was deeper than I’d thinkBreathing through my old heartNever to ever want to departThe memories that we buildWhether at home or afieldAre those that I … Continue reading

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Life Worth Living

Life Worth Livingby Michael DoyleI’ve never been one given to chanceDetermined to rise above my circumstancesAs a child of God driven by destinyTaking this challenge as my legacyHeaven holds all of my best treasureGod first, then family, is my measureA … Continue reading

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Hymn To the 2020 Christmas Star

Hymn To the 2020 Christmas Starby Michael Doyle 2020 has been a year soul revealingCovid and larceny were ever stealingAny hope for semblance of hopefulnessDenying any hint of serenity and bliss We cried and wondered out of hopeTrying our best … Continue reading

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In the Infinite Depth

In the infinite Depthby Michael DoyleIn the infinite depthOf this emotionMy love for youIs deeper than the oceanMy hope rests inWhat it is that I cherishDreaming that it Will never perishAnd that as our loveKnows its high and lowsThat it … Continue reading

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