Tag Archives: Life

First Principles: A Good Moral Character Is the First Essential In All Mankind

“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. It is therefore highly important that you should … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Life Has Value As Long As One Values the Life of Others

“One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.” – Simone de Beauvoir, author and philosopher (9 Jan 1908-1986)    

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Thought For the Day: Only You Can Determine How the Coin of Time Is Spent In Your Life

“Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.” – Carl Sandburg, poet (6 … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Is No Greater Love Than to Lay Down One’s Life For Friends

“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” —John 15:12-14 This then is the only knee that should ever be taken.  To do otherwise is nothing but utter disrespect for all who have … Continue reading

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Little By Little

A quiet take on understanding life… Little By Little by Michael Romani Today, I came face to face with Neruda’s mean As I contemplated the mortality of this being That if little by little we live as though indentured To … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Life Is Either A Daring Adventure Or It Is Nothing

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.” – Helen Keller   … Continue reading

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Through A Window

Lessons we learn in life, sometimes they cut us like a knife… Through A Window by Michael Romani Broken shadows seen through a window Hopeful promises shine like a rainbow Taken further than dreams often carry A true born love … Continue reading

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Questions For A New Year

It seems like maybe a good time to pause a moment and ask ourselves about our walk and whether it matches our talk may just the time we’re at now, the beginning of a new year. Based in part on … Continue reading

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First Principles: Never Give Up A Well Principled Fight

“I have not yet begun to fight!” – John Paul Jones (1779)    

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Thought For the Day: Let Go of the Life Planned To Receive the Life Waiting

“We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” – E. M. Forster, novelist (1 Jan 1879-1970)    

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