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First Principles: Every Effort Should Be Made To Encourage and Exalt the Children To Become Their Best Potential

“It should be your care, therefore, and mine, to elevate the minds of our children and exalt their courage; to accelerate and animate their industry and activity; to excite in them an habitual contempt of meanness, abhorrence of injustice and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Great Book Should Leave You With Many Experiences

“A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it.” – William Styron, novelist (11 Jun 1925-2006)      

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Thought of the Day: Every Life Has A Point of No Return

“There is a point of no return, unremarked at the time, in most lives.” –  Graham Greene, in The Comedians (1966) It does seem this way doesn’t it?  That there comes a point when you have burned your bridges and there is … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Circle

There is a circle of colors in this world All of them ripe and ready to be swirled None of them less than the others All of them our sisters and our brothers None of them do less than matter … Continue reading

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A Frame for Life

A Frame For Life by Michael Romani Most of our lives Are spent within walls Where we find what drives The lives of us all Interior designs Are not just a visual thing It’s a skill to refine All that … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Plutarch’s Parallel Lives

Plutarch’s Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans is also known as Parallel Lives or Plutarch’s Lives.   This book is believe to have been written in the beginning of the Second Century A.D.  It consists of a series of 23 pairs … Continue reading

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