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Thought For the Day: Thousands of Tired, Nerve-Shaken, Over-Civilized People Are Beginning To Find Out Going To the Mountains Is Going Home; That Wilderness Is A Necessity

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity.” – John Muir

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Thought For the Day: Without Deviation, Without Exception, Without Any Ifs, Buts, or Whereases, Freedom of Speech Means That You Shall Not Do Something To People Either For Views They Express, Or the Words They Speak Or Write

“Without deviation, without exception, without any ifs, buts, or whereases, freedom of speech means that you shall not do something to people either for the views they express, or the words they speak or write.” – Justice Hugo L. Black … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: If Men Use Their Liberty In Such A Way As To Surrender Their Liberty, Are They Thereafter Any the Less Slaves?

“If men use their liberty in such a way as to surrender their liberty, are they thereafter any the less slaves? If people by a plebiscite elect a man despot over them, do they remain free because the despotism was … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: People Haunted By the Purposelessness of Their Lives Try To Find A New Content Not Only By Dedicating Themselves To A Holy Cause But Also Nursing A Fanatical Grievance

 “Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life. Thus people haunted by the purposelessness of their lives try to find a new content not only by dedicating themselves to a holy cause but also by nursing a … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Optimism Is A Very, Very Important Part of Leadership…People Don’t Like To Follow Pessimists

“What I’ve really learned over time is that optimism is a very, very important part of leadership…. People don’t like to follow pessimists.“ – Robert Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company

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Thought For the Day: The Most Effective Way To Destroy A People Is To Deny and Obliterate Their Own Understanding of Their History

“The most effective way to destroy a people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” – George Orwell

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Thought For the Day: I Would Describe It As A Revolutionary Moment When The Range of Possibilities Is Much Greater Than In Normal Times What Is Inconceivable In Normal Times Becomes Not Only Possible But Actually Happens

“I would describe it as a revolutionary moment when the range of possibilities is much greater than in normal times. What is inconceivable in normal times becomes not only possible but actually happens. People are disoriented and scared.” – George … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Use of Force To Achieve Equality Will Destroy Freedom, and the Force, Introduced For Good Purposes, Will End Up In the Hands of People Who Use It To Promote Their Own Interest

“The use of force to achieve equality will destroy freedom, and the force, introduced for good purposes, will end up in the hands of people who use it to promote their own interest.” – Milton Friedman (1912-2006)

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Thought For the Day: The Real Index of Civilization Is When People Are Kinder Than They Need To Be

“The real index of civilization is when people are kinder than they need to be.” – Louis de Bernieres, novelist (b. 8 Dec 1954)

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Thought For the Day: A People Who Extend Civil Liberties Only To Preferred Groups Start Down the Path Either to Dictatorship of the Right Or the Left

“A people who extend civil liberties only to preferred groups start down the path either to dictatorship of the right or the left.” – Justice William O. Douglas (1898-1980)

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