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Thought For the Day: There Is Not Such A Cradle of Democracy Upon the Earth As the Free Public Library, This Republic of Letters

“There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration”. -Andrew Carnegie, industrialist (1835-1919)

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First Principles: I Rejoice In A Belief That Intellectual Light Will Spring Up In the Dark Corners of the Earth

“I rejoice in a belief that intellectual light will spring up in the dark corners of the earth; that freedom of enquiry will produce liberality of conduct.” – George Washington (1789)

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First Principles: Give Up Money, Give Up Fame, Give Up Science, Give the Earth Itself and All It Contains Rather Than Do An Immoral Act

“Give up money, give up fame, give up science, give the earth itself and all it contains rather than do an immoral act.” – Thomas Jefferson (1785)

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First Principles: Never Suppose That In Any Possible Situation, Or Under Any Circumstances, It Is Best For You To Do A Dishonorable Thing, However Slightly

“Give up money, give up fame, give up science, give the earth itself and all it contains rather than do an immoral act. And never suppose that in any possible situation, or under any circumstances, it is best for you … Continue reading

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Road Tripping

Road Trippingby Michael DoyleIn a long history of driving placesFilled with love and smiling facesWe took it up to a whole new levelWhere boredom was the only DevilIt’s all in about that sort of journeyOn our way to the edges … Continue reading

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Holistic Commitment

Holistic Commitmentby Michael DoyleThere is no real culture of lifeWithout the culture of married familyHere in this world filled with strifeThis is not just an empty homilyBut a call for holistic commitmentTo which there should be no resentmentBut a desire … Continue reading

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First Principles: Wondrously Strange Then and Much To Be Regretted…Were We To Neglect the Means and To Depart From the Road Which Providence Has Pointed Us To So Plainly

“No country upon earth ever had it more in its power to attain these blessings than United America. Wondrously strange, then, and much to be regretted indeed would it be, were we to neglect the means and to depart from … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Peace On Earth Will Come To Stay, When We Live Christmas Every Day

“Peace on earth will come to stay, When we live Christmas every day.” – Helen Steiner Rice

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What’s Good For One’s Soul

What’s Good For One’s Soulby Michael DoyleAs time puts distance in sightA mind thinks on how to set it rightQuestioning how does one build a lifeWith sights on peace and not strifeEven the richest know it’s sacrilegeTo hold oneself as … Continue reading

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First Principles: My Help Comes From the Lord, the Maker of Heaven and Earth

“My help comes from the Lord, the maker of heaven and earth.” – Psalms 121:2

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