Tag Archives: Duty

Macy’s Day Parade 2017

Macy’s Day Parade 2017 by Michael Romani Waking up just a little late I forgot that I had made myself a date To watch the Macy’s Day Parade Even if alone for this serenade A visual serenade of beauty, color … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is the Duty of Nations To Follow God

“It is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favors.”  — George Washington (1789)        

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Happy Veterans Day!!

Hug your veterans today!!  Let them know that they are loved and appreciated!! Even if they’re active duty now, they’ll appreciate it!          

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First Principles: Value Our Veterans

“The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.” –  George … Continue reading

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First Principles: Promote the Well Being of Your Community

“I have always, from my earliest youth, rejoiced in the felicity of my fellow-men; and have ever considered it as the indispensable able duty of every member of society to promote, as far as in him lies, the prosperity of … 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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Thought For the Day: The Duty of the Artist Is To Send Light Into the Darkness

“To send light into the darkness of men’s hearts – such is the duty of the artist.”  – Robert Schumann If there were one overwhelming prayer in my heart with respect to my photographic art and word play it is that … Continue reading

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First Principles: Well Thought Out Morals, Actions and Policies Lead to The Best Outcomes

“There exists in the economy and course of nature, an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness; between duty and advantage; between the genuine maxims of an honest and magnanimous policy, and the solid rewards of public prosperity and felicity.” —George … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Art of Government Is In Honestly Doing One’s Duty

“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), in the Rights of British America

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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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