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First Principles: Our Constitution Is Made Only For A Moral and Religious People and Wholly Inadequate To the Government of Any Others

“Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” – John Adams (1798) The choice in this pending election is liberty or socialism.  Choose wisely.    

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Thought For the Day: The Soldier, Above All Others, Prays For Peace, For the Soldier Suffers and Bears the Deepest Wounds and Scars of War

“The soldier, above all other people, prays for peace, for he must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.” – Douglas MacArthur    

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First Principles: Practice Virtue In Yourself and Encourage It In Others

“Righteousness alone can exalt [America] as a nation. Reader! Whoever thou art, remember this; and in thy sphere practice virtue thyself, and encourage it in others… [T]he great pillars of all government and of social life: I mean virtue, morality, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It Is Christmas Every Time You Let God Love Others Through You

“It is Christmas every time you let God love others through you.” – Mother Teresa      

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Thought For the Day: Manners Are A Sensitive Awareness of the Feelings of Others

“Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.” – Emily Post, author and columnist (27 Oct 1872-1960)      

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Bones of A Dead Man

We can learn a lot from the past.  The trick is to learn the best not the worse and realize things, thoughts, deeds are contextual and not always the same as it might be today or the future. Bones of … Continue reading

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First Principles: Let Your Actions Inspire Others To Dream More, Learn More, Do More and You Are A Leader

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams      

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Thought For the Day: Anger, Resentment and Jealousy Do Not Change the Hearts of Others – It Only Changes Yours

“Anger, resentment and jealousy doesn’t change the heart of others– it only changes yours.” ― Shannon Alder, 300 Questions to Ask Your Parents Before It’s Too Late    

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First Principles: Seek Knowledge For the Benefit of Your Soul, Not For the Sake of Applause Or To Dispute

“Seek not to grow in knowledge chiefly for the sake of applause, and to enable you to dispute with others; but seek it for the benefit of your souls.” – Jonathan Edwards    

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Thought For the Day: Out of Love and the Quarrel With Ourselves, We Make Poetry

“Out of the quarrel with others we make rhetoric; out of the quarrel with ourselves we make poetry.” – William Butler Yeats, writer, Nobel laureate (13 Jun 1865-1939)    

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