Tag Archives: Persons

The Boundaries of Humanity

The Boundaries of Humanityby Michael DoyleA problem in law that too often escapes detectionIs the weakest in life to have adequate protectionRather the unborn or those at the ends of their lifeEach deserves their own good without facing strifeTo pursue … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: In My Deepest Troubles, I Frequently Would Wrench Myself From the Persons Around Me and Retire To Some Secluded Part of Our Noble Forests

“In my deepest troubles, I frequently would wrench myself from the persons around me and retire to some secluded part of our noble forests.” – John James Audubon

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Thought For the Day: We The People Are the Rightful Masters of Both Congress and the Courts, Not To Overthrow the Constitution But To Overthrow the Men Who Pervert the Constitution

“We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.” – Abraham Lincoln      

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Fly On A Photographer’s Wall

Another peek into the photographs of persons and their relationships: Fly On A Photographer’s Wall by Michael Doyle Photographs so perfectly still Are a marvel that makes us feel All these candid moments captured well Soul numbing as they tell … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is Better That Ten Guilty Persons Escape Than One Innocent Suffer

“It is better that ten guilty persons escape than one innocent suffer.” – William Blackstone This guiding principle behind the legal system in the United States has stood like a strong wall between justice and injustice and is a cornerstone … Continue reading

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First Principles: If Persons Leading America Stick To Our Republican Values, Our Nation Will Have A Solid Foundation

“If men of wisdom and knowledge, of moderation and temperance, of patience, fortitude and perseverance, of sobriety and true republican simplicity of manners, of zeal for the honour of the Supreme Being and the welfare of the commonwealth; if men … Continue reading

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First Principles: Our Leaders Should Possess Distinguished Character

“Nothing is more essential to the establishment of manners in a State than that all persons employed in places of power and trust must be men of unexceptionable characters.” – Samuel Adams (1775)    

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First Principles: Honest Persons Feel No Pleasure Over Controlling Fellow Citizens

“An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.” – Thomas Jefferson (1813)      

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Thought For the Day: You Don’t Get Harmony When Everyone Sings the Same Note

“You don’t get harmony when everyone sings the same note.” – Anonymous but possibly Doug Floyd      

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First Principles: To Be Respected and Trusted, We Must Keep Our Agreements

“States, like individuals, who observe their engagements, are respected and trusted: while the reverse is the fate of those who pursue an opposite conduct.” – Alexander Hamilton (1790)      

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