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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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First Principles: To Be Prepared For War Is One of the Most Effectual Means of Preserving Peace

“To be prepared for war, is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.” -George Washington (1790)

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First Principles: There Are Two Types of Education; One Should Teach Us How To Make A Living and the Other How To Live

“There are two types of education; One should teach us how to make a living, and the other how to live.” – John Adams

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Thought For the Day: One of the Truest Tests of Integrity Is Its Blunt Refusal To Be Compromised

“One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.” – Chinua Achebe, writer and professor (16 Nov 1930-2013)

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One To Last

One To Lastby Michael DoyleShut the doors, look inside your soulFilling up with peace, this love has no tollFree falling into feelings of eternityI breathe in the bliss that is you and meYour hands fill me up when I’m fallingMy … Continue reading

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