Tag Archives: Experience

Thought For the Day: Year’s End Is Neither End Nor Beginning But A Going On With All the Wisdom Experience Can Instill In Us

“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” – Hal Borland      

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Ode To An Orangutan In My Thoughts

Friday was the Day of the Monkey.  This brought to mind a certain event that happened maybe 12 or more years ago.  I could not fact any references to this orangutan on the net so I could not completely flesh … Continue reading

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Thankful In Collaboration

Thinking on art and design, a poem of gratitude for its immersive collaboration.  A poem in gratitude #21: Thankful In Collaboration by Michael Romani Designs of light In abstraction Just might Be created in collaboration Subtle changes Create the color … Continue reading

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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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