Tag Archives: John Quincy Adams

First Principles: America’s Glory Is Not Dominion, But Liberty. Her March Is the March of the Mind.

“[America’s] glory is not dominion, but liberty. Her march is the march of the mind. She has a spear and a shield: but the motto upon her shield is Freedom, Independence, Peace. This has been her declaration: this has been, … Continue reading

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First Principles: Is It Not That the Declaration of Independence First Organized the Social Compact On the Foundation of the Redeemer’s Mission Upon Earth? – That It Laid the Cornerstone of Human Government On the First Precepts of Christianity

“Is it not that in the chain of human events, the birthday of the nation is indissolubly linked with the birthday of the Savior? – that it forms a leading event in the progress of the Gospel dispensation? Is it … Continue reading

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On Becoming A World Power

American history continues as the United States advanced post Civil War into the early 1900s, our strength grew and with it wisely or unwisely we expanded our foreign policy out into the world with all its challenges good and bad. … Continue reading

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Rise of the Common Man

This next in the series on American history expounds on the events of the rise of Jacksonian Democracy which is seen a pivotal as the era of the common man and precipitating the American Civil War. Rise of the Common … Continue reading

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First Principles: No Book Deserves To Be So Unceasingly Studied and So Profoundly Meditated On As the Bible

“No book in the world deserves to be so unceasingly studied, and so profoundly meditated upon as the Bible.” – John Quincy Adams      

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First Principles: Always Vote For Principle And Your Vote Is Never Lost

Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost. – John Quincy Adams      

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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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First Principles: Let Your Actions Inspire Others To Dream More, Learn More, Do More and You Are A Leader

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams      

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First Principles: Leadership Is Inspiring Others To Dream, Learn and Become More

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams      

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First Principles: A Leader Inspires Others

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.”  –  John Quincy Adams Leadership does not depend on title.  If you inspire confidence and trust in others, in effect, you … Continue reading

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