Tag Archives: Important

Thought For the Day: One Day You’ll Walk Away Never Realizing You Were My Life

“One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.” – Khalil Gibran    

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: Nothing Is of More Importance For Our Nation’s Well-Being Than To Form and Train Up Youth In Wisdom and Virtue

“… (N)othing is of more importance for the public weal, than to form and train up youth in wisdom and virtue…. I think also, general virtue is more probably to be expected and obtained from the education of youth, than … Continue reading

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: A Good Moral Character For Life Is The First Essential of Mankind and Formed By Habits Contracted Early On

“A good moral character is the first essential in a man, and that the habits contracted at your age are generally indelible, and your conduct here may stamp your character through life.” – George Washington (1790)    

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: Falseness of the Tongue Leads To That of the Heart

“It is of great importance to set a resolution, not to be shaken, never to tell an untruth. There is no vice so mean, so pitiful, so contemptible; and he who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it … Continue reading

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: Never Tell An Untruth

“It is of great importance to set a resolution, not to be shaken, never to tell an untruth. There is no vice so mean, so pitiful, so contemptible; and he who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it … Continue reading

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thought For Today: The Gift of Tomorrow Is One of the Greatest Things In Life

“There’s a lot of things great about life. But I think tomorrow is the most important thing. Comes in to us at midnight very clean, ya know. It’s perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It … Continue reading

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thought For the Day: Mankind Learns Little From History

“That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.” – Aldous Huxley, in Brave New World    

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment