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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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Thought For the Day: People Only Have Their Kind of Love To Give; Not Our Kind

“The hardest-learned lesson: that people have only their kind of love to give, not our kind.” – Mignon McLaughlin, journalist and author (6 Jun 1913-1983)    

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First Principles: Nothing Is More Certain Than That Licentiousness and Corruption Make A People Ripe For Destruction

“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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Casting Away Our Sins

Genesis Casting Away Our Sin by Michael Romani The Word of God is for His People All of us who gather in his steeple And so it is that we need again To adhere to remove our sins It doesn’t … Continue reading

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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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Thought For the Day: Forget the Days, Remember the Moments

“People forget years and remember moments.” – Ann Beattie, novelist (b. 8 Sep 1947)      

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Thought For the Day: Like A Stained Glass Window At Night, A Person’s Truest Beauty Shines From the Light Within

“People are like stained glass windows: they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light within.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, psychiatrist and author (8 … Continue reading

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