Tag Archives: Experience

Thoughts On Kindness

In a world where so much can be had, perhaps the one thing we might best give to others and ourselves is intentional kindnesses. Thoughts On Kindness by Michael Romani With loving thoughts and gratitude I embrace the world with … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Strong Defense Is the Surest Way To Peace

“A strong defense is the surest way to peace. Strength makes detente attainable. Weakness invites war, as my generation – my generation – knows from four very bitter experiences. Just as America’s will for peace is second to none, so … Continue reading

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First Principles: History Shows That of All Governments, Democracy Is the Most Unstable, Fluctuating and Short-Lived

“The experience of all former ages had shown that of all human governments, democracy was the most unstable, fluctuating and short-lived.” – John Quincy Adams    

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Thought For the Day: The Mysterious Is the Source of All True Art and Science

“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.” – Albert Einstein    

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First Principles: Even Under the Best Forms of Government, Those Entrusted With Power Have Perverted It To Tyranny

“Experience hath shewn, That Even Under the Best Forms of Government, Those Entrusted With Power Have, In Time, and By Slow Operations, Perverted It To Tyranny.”  – Thomas Jefferson Still think Obama understood the Constitutional law he lectured on?   … Continue reading

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First Principles: History and Experience Prove That Foreign Influence Is One of the Most Baneful Foes of Republican Government

“Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence, (I conjure you to believe me fellow citizens) the jealousy of a free people ought to be constantly awake; since history and experience prove that foreign influence is one of the most baneful … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Experience Teaches Us the Huge Gap Between Piety and Goodness

“Experience makes us see an enormous difference between piety and goodness.” -Blaise Pascal, philosopher and mathematician (19 Jun 1623-1662)    

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First Principles: Depending On the Favor of Another Nation Is Illusory

“There can be no greater error than to expect, or calculate upon real favours from Nation to Nation. ‘Tis an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard.” – George Washington (1796)    

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Cultivating Kindness III

The Lord shows His kindness is His Yes, His No and His Wait.  All things that happen, happen with purpose.  It’s important in our growing to consider this perspective no matter how personally unsettling things get or are. Cultivating Kindness … Continue reading

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The Angst of Generation Z

Our children live in interesting times.  It’s a blessing and a curse.  As a father, I think it’s my duty to try to teach my daughters to look for the positive and the good and to seek solutions instead of … Continue reading

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