Tag Archives: Determination

What Is Art?

I was sitting on a swing in a virtual world and thinking on how beautiful the build was that had been designed to evoke and memorialize my dead family members and close friends who had died before their time and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Keep Your Dreams Alive Through Faith, Hard Work and Determination

“Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.” – Gail Devers    

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Thought For the Day: America Was Built On Courage, Imagination and An Unbeatable Determination To Do the Job At Hand

“America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.” – Harry S. Truman    

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Thought For the Day: Nothing In the World Can Replace Persistence

“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Founders of America Intended Women To Have A Full and Co-Equal Voice In Our Government

“If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice or representation.” – Abigail Adams Oddly, it’s … Continue reading

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First Principles: Never Give Up A Well Principled Fight

“I have not yet begun to fight!” – John Paul Jones (1779)    

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First Principles: We Determine To Die Or Be Free

“Nevertheless, to the persecution and tyranny of his cruel ministry we will not tamely submit — appealing to Heaven for the justice of our cause, we determine to die or be free.” – Joseph Warren, American account of the Battle … Continue reading

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First Principles: Allowing Only the Judiciary To Decide What Is Constitutional Leads To Despotism

“[T]he opinion which gives to the judges the right to decide what laws are constitutional and what not, not only for themselves, in their, own sphere of action, but for the Legislature and Executive also in their spheres, would make … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Deter

Sadly, WordPress has stopped posting a Daily Prompt.  Shocking as that is, life goes on.  A blogging friend, Scot Andrew Bailey, in an intelligent protest against WordPress just dumping a feature that many of really liked is doing his own … Continue reading

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First Principles: Never Be Idle

“Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.”  – Thomas Jefferson, letter to Martha … Continue reading

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