Tag Archives: Ourselves

Thought For the Day: We Discover Our Greatness When We Find Ourselves In A Situation Bigger Than We Are and We Manage To Grow and Become Bigger Than the Situation

“We discover our greatness when we find ourselves in a situation bigger than we are and we manage to grow and become bigger than the situation.” – Luigina Sgarro    

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First Principles: We Have Staked the Future of All Our Political Constitutions On the Capacity of Ourselves To Act According to the Moral Principles of the Ten Commandments of God

“We have staked the whole future of our new nation, not upon the power of government; far from it. We have staked the future of all our political constitutions upon the capacity of each of ourselves to govern ourselves according … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Truth, Forgiveness and Love Can Heal the World

“Know that truth, forgiveness, and love can heal the world. Imagine if all of us could be truthful with ourselves, start forgiving everyone, and start loving everyone. We would no longer be selfish, gossiping would be over, and we would … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: True Wisdom Comes At Realizing How Little We Understand About Life, Ourselves and the World Around Us

“True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.” – Socrates      

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First Principles: The Future of America Not On the Power of Government, but, On Governing Ourselves In Accordance to the Ten Commandments

“We have staked the whole future of our new nation, not upon the power of government; far from it. We have staked the future of all our political constitutions upon the capacity of each of ourselves to govern ourselves according … Continue reading

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We Who Damn Ourselves

Halloween Poem #19: We Who Damn Ourselves by Michael Romani We damn ourselves To our own private hells Dwelling on all Of the tiniest details In a world grown cold We lose all hope All of our dreams bought and … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Say That A Bad Government Must Be Established For Fear of Anarchy Is To Say We Should Kill Ourselves For Fear of Dying

“To say that a bad government must be established for fear of anarchy is really saying that we should kill ourselves for fear of dying.” – Richard Henry Lee    

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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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First Principles: Civilization Teaches Us To Respect The Right For Women To Enjoy Their Natural Equality To Men

“It is civilization alone which replaces women in the enjoyment of their natural equality. That first teaches us to subdue the selfish passions, and to respect those rights in others which we value in ourselves.” – Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Congregate

In my life, I have seen many come to congregate Waiting with bated breath as it fascinates That only a handful gather to pursue wisdom While ignorance more often rules the kingdom It seems we need a smattering of deeper … Continue reading

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