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Thought For the Day: Don’t Worry About People Who Don’t Love You; Spend Your Time Loving Those Who Do

“I don’t have time to worry about who doesn’t like me … I’m too busy loving the people who love me.”  – Snoopy      

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Thought For the Day: Treat People As If They Are What The Should Be and Help Them Become All They Capable of Being

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)      

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First Principles: A People Ignorant and Ill Mannered Will Sink of Their Own Weight

“When People are universally ignorant, and debauched in their Manners, they will sink under their own weight without the Aid of foreign Invaders.” – Samuel Adams (1775)    

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Thought For the Day: Use Things and Love People

“We must use things and love people; not the other way around.” – Chris Long      

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Thought For the Day: Half the Harm In the World Is Caused By People Who Want To Be Important

“Half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don’t mean to do harm but the harm does not interest them.” – T.S. Eliot, poet (26 Sep 1888-1965)   … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Freedom of Speech Is For All Or It Is For None

“If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.” – Noam Chomsky, linguistics professor and political activist (b. 7 Dec 1928)      

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Thought For the Day: People Love and Hate Unreasonably

“People hate as they love, unreasonably.” – William Makepeace Thackeray, novelist (18 Jul 1811-1863)      

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First Principles: Freedom Is More Usually Taken Through Gradual and Silent Encroachments

“There are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.” – James Madison, speech to the Virginia Ratifying Convention, 1788     … Continue reading

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First Principles: Even the Best Constitution Will Not Be Effectual For A Corrupted People

“Nothing is more certain than that a general profligacy and corruption of manners make a people ripe for destruction. A good form of government may hold the rotten materials together for some time, but beyond a certain pitch, even the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Is Less Competition To Be Among Those Who Do the Work

“My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was less competition there.” – Indira Gandhi … Continue reading

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