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Thought For the Day: The Only Place Success Comes Before Work Is In the Dictionary

“The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vince Lombardi, former Green Bay Packers coach      

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To Find Peace

So many movies and books predict nothing but darkness and gloom in our future.   Maybe that’s easy enough to understand with the fact that we so often seek force rather than reason to overcome past and present hurts.  But, maybe … Continue reading

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First Principles: The True and Only Basis of Representative Government Is Equality of Rights

“The true and only basis of representative government is equality of rights. Every man has a right to one vote, and no more in the choice of representatives.” – Thomas Paine, in Dissertation on First Principles of Government (1795)   … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Everything I Understand, I Only Understand Because I Love

“All, everything that I understand, I only understand because I love.” –  Leo Tolstoy      

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First Principles: It Is Error Only, and Not Truth, That Shrinks From Inquiry

“It is error only, and not truth, that shrinks from inquiry.”  – Thomas Paine, philosopher and writer (9 Feb 1737-1809)    

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Thought For the Day: Only the Ideas That We Actually Live Are of Any Value

“Only the ideas that we actually live are of any value.” – Hermann Hesse      

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Thought For the Day: Care of Human Life and Happiness and Not Their Destruction Is the First and Only Object of Good Government

“The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.” –  Thomas Jefferson    

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First Principles: Only A Virtuous People Are Capable of Freedom

“Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom.” – Benjamin Franklin, Letter to the Abbes Chalut and Arnoux, 1787      

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