Tag Archives: Honest

The Veil Falls

That first sight.  You heart either implodes into the chemistry of it all.  Or, you sink into yourself and wonder at the missing spark.  Still, what an amazing concept to be resting in words alone and faith that true love … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The World Is Flawed, Do Right Anyhow

“ The Paradoxical Commandments People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies. … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Exists In the Economy and Course of Nature, An Indissoluble Union Between Virtue and Happiness

“There exists in the economy and course of nature, an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness; between duty and advantage; between the genuine maxims of an honest and magnanimous policy, and the solid rewards of public prosperity and felicity.” – … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: When You Open Your Heart To Patriotism, There Is No Room For Prejudice

“When You Open Your Heart to Patriotism, There Is No Room for Prejudice” – Donald Trump      

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First Principles: Only Aim To Do Your Duty And Mankind Will Give You Credit Where You Fail

“It behooves you, therefore, to think and act for yourself and your people. The great principles of right and wrong are legible to every reader; to pursue them requires not the aid of many counselors. The whole art of government … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Life of the Nation Is Secure Only While The Nation Is Honest, Truthful and Virtuous

“The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous.” – Frederick Douglass      

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First Principles: There Is An Indissoluble Union Between Virtue and Happiness

“There exists in the economy and course of nature, an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness; between duty and advantage; between the genuine maxims of an honest and magnanimous policy, and the solid rewards of public prosperity and felicity.”  – … Continue reading

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First Principles: Republics Are Created By the Virtue, Public Spirit and Intelligence of the Citizens

“Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people, … Continue reading

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Memories In An Elephant’s Trunk

A poem of gratitude #11: Memories In An Elephant’s Trunk by Michael Romani With gratitude I share my words While overhead there are flying birds Puzzling along these thoughts contemporary Wondering how much is too temporary Unlike elephants who read … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Being

A poem of gratitude #9 for all that God has brought into my life, all the lessons learned and the love felt as blessings along the way. The Paradox of Being by Michael Romani It’s there in our perspective Being … Continue reading

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