Tag Archives: Loyalty

Thought For the Day: Love Is Friendship That Has Caught Fire

“Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.” – Ann Landers    

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First Principles: Equal Laws For Equal Rights Are the Best Guarantee of Loyalty and Love of Country

“Equal laws protecting equal rights; the best guarantee of loyalty and love of country.” – James Madison (1820)    

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First Principles: We Hang Together Or All Hang Separately

“We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.” – Benjamin Franklin (1776)      

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First Principles: Officials Elected To Washington Tend To Lose Touch With the People

“Those gentlemen, who will be elected senators, will fix themselves in the federal town, and become citizens of that town more than of your state.” — George Mason, speech in the Virginia Ratifying Convention, 1788 George Mason more than any … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – Agamemnon – Aeschylus

The ancient Greek Aeschylus is often called the father of tragedy.  He is also credited by, among others, Aristotle with bringing more characters into theater to allow for the conflicts that lead to character development. Among the most famous poems … Continue reading

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