Tag Archives: Prepare

Thought For the Day: Affliction is Often That Thing Which Prepares An Ordinary Person For Some Sort of An Extraordinary Destiny

“Affliction is often that thing which prepares an ordinary person for some sort of an extraordinary destiny.” – C.S. Lewis

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: Let Us Prepare For the Worst. We Can Die Here But Once

“Let us prepare for the worst. We can die here but once.” – Abraham Clark

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

To Become A Knight

To be a knight is to be a servant for the country and its people. To Become A Knight by Michael Doyle The darkness is coming There’s no use in running Ruthlessly conquering as it comes It brings us to … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: The Surest Means of Avoiding War Is To Be Prepared For It In Peace

“It is important also to consider, that the surest means of avoiding war is to be prepared for it in peace.” – Joseph Story      

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Think On These Things

Keeping your mind on the positive and away from the negative is trick of life well worth the learning.  It is so easy, too easy, for my mind to turn toward the negative.  But when I keep my mind and … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: Dependence Begets Subservience and Venality

“Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition.” – Thomas Jefferson (1781)    

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thought For the Day: Early Success Can Be A Horrible Teacher

“Early success is a terrible teacher. You’re essentially being rewarded for a lack of preparation, so when you find yourself in a situation where you must prepare, you can’t do it. You don’t know how.” – Chris Hadfield, Astronaut and … Continue reading

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment