Tag Archives: Evil

First Principles: It was Intended To Lace Them Up Straightly Within Enumerated Powers and Those Without Which, As Means, These Powers Could Not Be Carried Into Effect

“They are not to do anything they please to provide for the general welfare, but only to lay taxes for that purpose. To consider the latter phrase not as describing the purpose of the first, but as giving a distinct … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Evil Is Powerless If the Good Are Unafraid

“Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid.” – Ronald Reagan

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A Twist of Darkness

A Twist of Darknessby Michael DoyleA twist of darkness enters Elven leavesAs evil descends beyond edged beliefsSeeping into the crevices of lifeReceding with peace gradually into strifeIt is that begins the origin of the ringsDeemed upon us as all dreamers … Continue reading

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We Are Who We Are

We Are Who We Areby Michael DoyleWe are who we areNot from our ancestorsBut because of who we cultivateAs our souls travel among the starsScratched and scrapped in our courageSearching for hope we might encourageTo remove the malignant tumorThat spreads … Continue reading

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Evil Does Not Truly Sleep

Evil Does Not Truly Sleepby Michael DoyleEvil does not truly sleepIt merely waitsOut there in the darkness deepGone unseen, it seals our fateOnly in the blessed is there restIn the secrets where it’s confessedThat hearts must find their healingBringing truth … Continue reading

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First Principles: Liberty Is A Word Which, According As It Is Used, Comprehends The Most Good and the Most Evil of Any In the World. Justly Understood It Is Sacred

“Liberty is a word which, according as it is used, comprehends the most good and the most evil of any in the world. Justly understood it is sacred next to those which we appropriate in divine adoration; but in the … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Magnitude of This Evil (Slavery) Among Us Is So Deeply Felt, and So Universally Acknowledged That No Merit Could Be Greater Than That of Devising A Satisfactory Remedy For It

“The magnitude of this evil [slavery] among us is so deeply felt, and so universally acknowledged; that no merit could be greater than that of devising a satisfactory remedy for it.”  – James Madison (1825), 4th President of the United States … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The World Is A Dangerous Place To Live, Not Because of the People Who Are Evil, But Because of the People Who Don’t Do Anything About It

“The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.” – Albert Einstein (1879-1955

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First Principles: Liberty..Justly Understood Is Sacred

“Liberty is a word which, according as it is used, comprehends the most good and the most evil of any in the world. Justly understood it is sacred next to those which we appropriate in divine adoration; but in the … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Only Thing Necessary For Evil To Triumph Is For Good Men To Do Nothing

“The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” – Edmund Burke

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