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Thought For the Day: If We Encounter A Man of Rare Intellect, We Should Ask Him What Books He Reads

“If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.”– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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First Principles: Write It On Your Heart That Every Day Is the Best Day In the Year

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Thought For the Day: The Purpose of Life Is Not To Be Happy. It Is To Be Useful, To Be Honorable, To Be Compassionate, To Have It Make Some Difference That You Have Lived and Lived Well

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Thought For the Day: A House Is Made With Walls and Beams; A Home Is Built With Love and Dreams

“A house is made with walls and beams; a home is built with love and dreams.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Having just spent the day in the company of my two princesses grown into big girls, I can attest to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Finish Each Day and Be Done With It

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Language Is the Archives of History

“Language is the archives of history.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)    

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Thought For the Day: The Deepest Glory of Friendship Is the Spiritual Inspiration When You Discover Someone Else Believes In You and Trusts You

“The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to … Continue reading

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First Principles: Write It On Your Heart That Every Day Is the Best Day In the Year

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson      

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Thought For the Day: Cultivate the Habit of Being Grateful For Every Good Thing That Comes To You and Give Thanks Continuously

“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson   … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: What You Do Speaks So Loud That I Cannot Hear What You Say

“What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson    

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