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First Principles: There Is An Indissoluble Union Between Virtue and Happiness

“There exists in the economy and course of nature, an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness; between duty and advantage; between the genuine maxims of an honest and magnanimous policy, and the solid rewards of public prosperity and felicity.” – … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Is A Direct Correlation Between Doing Good and Receiving Good

“[T]here exists in the economy and course of nature, an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness; between duty and advantage; between the genuine maxims of an honest and magnanimous policy, and the solid rewards of public prosperity and felicity.” – … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Nature Is A Endless Song of One Beautiful Form Into Another

“Nature is ever at work building and pulling down, creating and destroying, keeping everything whirling and flowing, allowing no rest but in rhythmical motion, chasing everything in endless song out of one beautiful form into another.” – John Muir, Naturalist … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Nature Never Betrays Those Who Love Her

“Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.” – William Wordsworth (7 Apr 1770-1850)        

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Astonish

Looking on, it is astonishing how the hands of God spread And all the destinations on which they’ve quietly led The world is filled with so much of what we call beauty That I feel, in part, it is my … Continue reading

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First Principles: Sovereign Power Tends To Be Hostile To Those Seeking Restraint Of Its Operations

“There is in the nature of sovereign power an impatience of control, that disposes those who are invested with the exercise of it, to look with an evil eye upon all external attempts to restrain or direct its operations.” – … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Nature Has Given Man Into Woman’s Hands

“Man is the one who desires, woman the one who is desired. This is woman’s entire but decisive advantage. Through man’s passions, nature has given man into woman’s hands…” – Leopold Von Sacher-Masoch Nevermind how this guy meant this.  It … Continue reading

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First Principles: Without Liberty, Law Becomes Oppression; Without Law Liberty Become Licentiousness

“Without liberty, law loses its nature and its name, and becomes oppression. Without law, liberty also loses its nature and its name, and becomes licentiousness.”  – James Wilson, Lectures on Law, 1790 An excellent resource with respect to this work … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Undulate

Sat there watching from a safe distance Being brave with some resistance As I watched you undulate through the tree Hoping your venom was not meant for me I watched as your tongue tasted the air Sensing your surroundings over … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Is An Indissoluble Union Between Doing Right and Gain

“[T]here exists in the economy and course of nature, an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness; between duty and advantage; between the genuine maxims of an honest and magnanimous policy, and the solid rewards of public prosperity and felicity.” — … Continue reading

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