Tag Archives: Mind

First Principles: The Mind That Aims At A Select Militia, Must Be Influenced By A Truly Anti-Republican Principle

“The mind that aims at a select militia, must be influenced by a truly anti-republican principle; and when we see many men disposed to practice upon it, whenever they can prevail, no wonder true republicans are for carefully guarding against … Continue reading

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An Incident of Oxford Compilation

An Incident of Oxford Compilationby Michael DoyleIn my mind gathered so silentlyI pray against evil so vigilantlyIn the darkness of a blind alleyLost among the madmen in the galleryThough words come at me namedLanguage itself will not be tamedIt grows … Continue reading

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To Simply Believe

To Simply Believeby Michael DoyleThe Square root of the possibleOf all that we can achieveIs to have some gumption And to simply believeThrowing caution to the windTaking chances we defendMore on odds approximatedAnd guaranteed seldom as estimatedThe magic isn’t just … Continue reading

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Every Day Is A Gift

Every Day Is A Giftby Michael DoyleUp in the sky, Santa is comingAcross the roofs, reindeer are runningThe gift of love is wrapped up in youDreamily finding your heart so trueA Christmas song comes to mindAs every day is a … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Culture Is the Widening of the Mind and of the Spirit. It Is Never A Narrowing of the Mind Or A Restriction of the Human Spirit Or the Country’s Spirit

“Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit. It is never a narrowing of the mind or a restriction of the human spirit or the country’s spirit.” – Jawaharlal Nehru, freedom fighter and the first Prime Minister … Continue reading

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Some Times We Can Wait No Longer

Some Times We Can Wait No Longerby Michael DoyleSocrates and Jesus took their last breathsAs each of these were put to their deathsAccused and tried for treason and blasphemyAnd in corrupting the young by truth’s divinityThe noble search and allegiance … Continue reading

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An Intellectual Conversation

An Intellectual Conversationby Michael DoyleI asked you to speak your beautiful mindUnsuspecting of all the wonders I might findBut knowing that I would love just to talkWho knew that talk would grow into our walkI asked you to kiss me … Continue reading

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Long Time, No Talk

Long Time, No Talkby Michael DoyleThough the Lord is my shepherdI think you know, Lord, that it’s inferredThat though I should not, yet I doIt’s been a long time since I’ve talked to youStanding as I am amidst life’s mysteryWondering … Continue reading

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Notes That Play

Notes That Playby Michael DoyleThe notes that playRemind us of yesterdayIn happiness and sympathyWe feel this in the melodyThat plays forever in our mindsThe feelings we won’t leave behindEvery second, magic we reliveAll the notes that our hearts giveHeart stops … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Unlimited Power Is Apt To Corrupt the Minds of Those Who Possess It

 “Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it.” – William Pitt Sr. (1708-1778)

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