Tag Archives: Courage

Thought For the Day: Better To Be Politically Dead Than Hypocritically Immortalized

“I have always supported measures and principles and not men. I have acted fearless and independent and I never will regret my course. I would rather be politically buried than to be hypocritically immortalized.” – Davy Crockett, frontiersman, soldier, and … Continue reading

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First Principles: Love of Liberty Leads To Acts of Bravery and Heroism

“There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.”  – Alexander Hamilton (1775)    

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Thought For the Day: Let Kindness, Beauty and Truth Light Your Way

“The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth.” – Albert Einstein      

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Fight For Glory

Excited that the Rome docu-drama series has a new season on Netflix.   To my surprise, it turns out that I somehow had not watched the last two episodes.  I am in the middle of fixing that now. Fight For … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Absent Reason We Become Bigots, Fools or Slaves

“Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.” – Lord Byron, poet (22 Jan 1788-1824)      

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Thought For the Day: Ships Are Not Built For the Safety of the Port

“A ship in port is safe; but that is not what ships are built for.” – Grace Hopper, computer scientist and US Navy Rear Admiral (1906-1992)          

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Diamond Absolutes Betrayed

Sometimes we find ourselves in circumstances in which our most cherished ideals have been betrayed and our world seemingly overturned.  I am living this now.  God and time will tell how this all turns out. Diamond Absolutes Betrayed by Michael … Continue reading

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American Sentence Poetry Workshop

How to write an American Sentence Poem: • One sentence, 17 syllables, end of story. • Minimum words for maximum effect. • It makes for a rush of a poem, and if you’re trying your own hand at these and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It Takes Courage To Grow Into Who You Really Are

“It takes courage to grow up and be who you really are. “ — e.e. cummings        

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Partake

Though I would be among the first to argue That earth day should be an everyday view I would also be among the first to encourage others to partake of the beauty with courage Courage enough to stand for what … Continue reading

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