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First Principles: When We Assumed the Soldier, We Did Not Lay Aside the Citizen

“When we assumed the soldier, we did not lay aside the citizen; and we shall most sincerely rejoice with you in the happy hour when the establishment of American Liberty, upon the most firm and solid foundations shall enable us … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: I Have Chosen To Be Happy Because It’s Good For My Health

“I have chosen to be happy because it’s good for my health.” – Voltaire

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Thought For the Day: One Is Happy As A Result of One’s Own Efforts Once One Knows the Necessary Ingredients of Happiness

“One is happy as a result of one’s own efforts once one knows the necessary ingredients of happiness: simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self denial to a point, love of work, and above all, a clear conscience.” – … Continue reading

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First Principles: Born In Other Countries, Yet Believing You Could Be Happy In This, Our Laws Acknowledge, As They Should Do, Your Right To Join Us In Society, Conforming…To Our Established Rules

“Born in other countries, yet believing you could be happy in this, our laws acknowledge, as they should do, your right to join us in society, conforming, as I doubt not you will do, to our established rules.” – Thomas … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: I Don’t Know What Your Destiny Will Be, But One Thing I Do Know; The Only Ones Among You Who Will Be Really Happy Are Those Who Have Sought and Found How To Serve

“I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.” – Albert Schweitzer, philosopher, physician, musician, … Continue reading

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Have Happy and Blessed Easters!!

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First Principles: May the Father of All Mercies Scatter Light, and Not Darkness, Upon Our Paths

“May the Father of all mercies scatter light, and not darkness, upon our paths.” – George Washington (1790)

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First Principles: I Hope Some Future Day Will Bring Me the Happiness of Seeing My Family Again Collected Under Our Own Roof, Happy In Ourselves and Blessed In Each Other

“I hope some future day will bring me the happiness of seeing my family again collected under our own roof, happy in ourselves and blessed in each other.” – Abigail Adams (1784)

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First Principles: May the Father of All Mercies Scatter Light, and Not Darkness, Upon Our Paths

“May the Father of all mercies scatter light, and not darkness, upon our paths.” – George Washington

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Thought For the Day: The Purpose of Life Is Not To Be Happy. It Is To Be Useful, To Be Honorable, To Be Compassionate, To Have It Make Some Difference That You Have Lived and Lived Well

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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