Tag Archives: Reason

WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Restart

It’s those sleepless moments along the way When I lie awake before restart of the day Flowing to the windmills in my simple mind Looking at my eyelids and hoping to find Some logic behind all my false reason Some … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Right To Freedom Is God Given and Cannot Be Given Up

“If men … give up any essential natural right, the eternal law of reason and the great end of society, would absolutely vacate such renunciation; the right to freedom being the gift of God Almighty, it is not in the … Continue reading

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First Principles: Speeches Should Be Given For Reason Not Word Count

“Here comes the orator! With his flood of words, and his drop of reason.” –  Benjamin Franklin (1735) Just ask Nancy Pelosi.. or anyone forced to listen that eight hours of nothing….    

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First Principles: Man Without Reason Is Like A Ship Without A Rudder

“Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind.” — Thomas Jefferson (1822)        

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Thought For the Day: Success Is Found In What You Do For Others

“All of us are born for a reason, but all of us don’t discover why. Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It’s what you do for others.” — Danny … Continue reading

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First Principles: All Truth Needs Is the Ability To Be

“Freedom had been hunted round the globe; reason was considered as rebellion; and the slavery of fear had made men afraid to think. But such is the irresistible nature of truth, that all it asks, and all it wants, is … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: ‘Liberals’ Are Not So Open Minded

“Liberals claim to want to give a hearing to other views but then are shocked and offended to discover that there are other views.”  — William F. Buckley Jr. (1925-2008), founder of National Review       

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First Principles: Seek To Friend A Righteous Government; Be An Enemy To Tyranny

“Some boast of being friends to government; I am a friend to righteous government, to a government founded upon the principles of reason and justice; but I glory in publicly avowing my eternal enmity to tyranny.”    John Hancock, in … Continue reading

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First Principles: Our Constitution Is Based On the Wisdom of the Ages

“In the formation of our constitution the wisdom of all ages is collected — the legislators of antiquity are consulted, as well as the opinions and interests of the millions who are concerned. It short, it is an empire of … Continue reading

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First Principles: Trying Times Take Courage To Facedown

THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man … Continue reading

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