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Thought For the Day: Our Own Heart, and Not Other Men’s Opinions Form Our True Honor

“Our own heart, and not other men’s opinions form our true honor.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)

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Thought For the Day: Those Who Deny Freedom To Others, Deserve It Not For Themselves

“Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves.”– Abraham Lincoln

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First Principles: Truth, Not the Word of Teachers

“Truth, not the word of teachers.” – James Madison Veritas non verba magistri. James Madison’s seal used on his important documents. Loosely it means “Think for yourself.” I have chosen the stronger translation because in times when the NYT literally … Continue reading

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But Not Today

Yesterday, my driver’s side back wheel got sabotaged and blew out while on the highway.   Probably just a freak accident, right?  Anyhow.. a poem came from this.  Surprise, right? Spoiler alert, I found out once again about the goodness in … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is Morally As Bad Not To Care Whether A Thing Is True Or Not, So Long As It Makes You Feel Good, As It Is Not To Care How You Got Your Money As Long As You Have It

“It is morally as bad not to care whether a thing is true or not, so long as it makes you feel good, as it is not to care how you got your money as long as you have it.” … Continue reading

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First Principles: Government Is Instituted For the Protection, Safety, Prosperity and Happiness of the People, Not One Man, Family Or Class of Men

“Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness of the people; and not for profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or class of men; therefore, the people alone have an … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Let Your Hopes, Not Your Hurts, Shape Your Future

“Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.” – Robert H. Schuller      

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Thought For the Day: To Know What Is Right and Not Do It Is the Worst Cowardice

“To Know What Is Right and Not Do It Is the Worst Cowardice.” – Confucius      

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Thought For the Day: You Can Have Results or Excuses. Not Both.

You can have results or excuses. Not both.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger    

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Thought For the Day: The Beginning of Modern Philosophy Is the Half Belief We’re Not Here To Enjoy Ourselves…

“I don’t know why we are here, but I’m pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein, philosopher (26 Apr 1889-1951) Anyone who has read his works, can attest to his earnest belief in … Continue reading

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