Tag Archives: Purpose

Thought For the Day: Power Is the Ability To Achieve A Purpose…Whether It is Good or Bad Depends On the Purpose

“Power is the ability to achieve a purpose … whether it is good or bad depends on the purpose.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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First Principles: They Are Not To Do Anything They Please To Provide For the General Welfare…Only to Lay Taxes For that Purpose

“They are not to do anything they please to provide for the general welfare, but only to lay taxes for that purpose. To consider the latter phrase not as describing the purpose of the first, but as giving a distinct … Continue reading

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To Live Beyond the Grave

To Live Beyond the Graveby Michael Doyle There are things I think onThat I wish not to be goneThere are words I have saidThat might help others ahead it’s these things I would saveTo extend these beyond the graveIn hope … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Welfare’s Purpose Should Be To Eliminate, As Far As Possible, the Need For Its Own Existence

“Welfare’s purpose should be to eliminate, as far as possible, the need for its own existence.” – Ronald Reagan

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Thought For the Day: The Justification and the Purpose of Speech…Is To Prevent Error and Discover Truth

“The justification and the purpose of freedom of speech is not to indulge those who want to speak their minds. It is to prevent error and discover truth. There may be other ways of detecting error and discovering truth than … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: On Organizational Leadership

Five Characteristics That Define An Outstanding Leader: There are more than five characteristics that define what makes an outstanding leader.  Of the many that do, some of the most valuable include continued growth throughout career and life; purpose and passion … 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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Empty Jar

Empty Jarby Michael DoyleIt’s an empty jar that we fillGiven the many choices of our free willIt’s best to live with full intentionLooking back, we’ll see what’s had our attentionThis jar of ours, might just shatterIf we fill it with … Continue reading

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The Death Head of Night

The Death Head of Nightby Michael DoyleThere in the darkest of the 20th CenturyWere pages to learn from in our historySuch evil as was darker than the nightWhere our traditions still bring us lightNo matter what the king tells usTruth … Continue reading

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From the Perspective of the Rus

From the Perspective of the Rusby Michael DoyleStanding on the shoulders of wisdomBy each step we build separate kingdomsThe Brothers Karamazov built on a grain of wheatThat life comes from death and death is not defeatAll the suffering that we … Continue reading

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