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First Principles: Democracy Will Soon Degenerate Into An Anarchy, Such An Anarchy That Every Man Will Do What is Right In His Own Own Eyes

“[D]emocracy will soon degenerate into an anarchy, such an anarchy that every man will do what is right in his own eyes and no man’s life or property or reputation or liberty will be secure, and every one of these … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Is But One Straight Course, and That Is To Seek Truth and Pursue It Steadily

“There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily.” – George Washington (1795)

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First Principles: The Spirit of Encroachment Tends to Consolidate the Powers of All the Departments In One, and Thus to Create…A Real Despotism

“The spirit of encroachment tends to consolidate the powers of all the departments in one, and thus to create whatever the form of government, a real despotism.” – George Washington (1796)

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Thought For the Day: I’d Rather See A Sermon Than Hear One Any Day; I’d Rather One Should Walk With Me Than Merely Tell the Way

“I’d rather see a sermon than hear one any day; I’d rather one should walk with me than merely tell the way.” -Edgar Guest, poet (20 Aug 1881-1959)

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First Principles: National Defense Is One of the Cardinal Duties of A Statesman

“National defense is one of the cardinal duties of a statesman.” – John Adams (1815)

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Wonder Expressed Within Five Words

Wonder Expressed Within Five Wordsby Michael DoyleIts in the habits of faith we liveTaking each day catching what it givesOn seeing Christ we believeDoubting as we do as we self-deceiveFeelings revealed in wounds feltThere in the good reasons dealtDenying as … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: One Is Happy As A Result of One’s Own Efforts Once One Knows the Necessary Ingredients of Happiness

“One is happy as a result of one’s own efforts once one knows the necessary ingredients of happiness: simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self denial to a point, love of work, and above all, a clear conscience.” – … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Is But One Straight Course, and That Is To Seek Truth and Pursue It Steadily

“There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily.” – George Washington (1795)

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First Principles: The Accumulation of All Powers, Legislative, Executive and Judiciary, In the Same Hands…May Justly Be Pronounced the Very Definition of Tyranny

“The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny.” – James Madison (1788)

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First Principles: There Is But One Straight Course and That Is To Seek Truth and Pursue It Steadily

“There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily.” – George Washington (1795)

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