Tag Archives: Resolve

Thought For the Day: In the Attitude of Silence the Soul Finds the Path In A Clearer Light

“In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal-clearness.” – Mahatma Gandhi    

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Thought For the Day: In the Sight of God There Is No Color Line

“[I] resolved that I would permit no man, no matter what his color might be, to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him. … I pity from the bottom of my heart any individual who is so … Continue reading

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First Principles: Use Your Time Wisely, Always Do Something Useful

“Lose no time. Be always employed in something useful. Cut off all unnecessary actions.” – Benjamin Franklin This is not so much the ending of one year, as the beginning of the rest of your life.  It is the time … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Your Success and Happiness Lies In You

“Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.”  – Helen Keller      

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First Principles: Never Tell An Untruth

“It is of great importance to set a resolution, not to be shaken, never to tell an untruth. There is no vice so mean, so pitiful, so contemptible; and he who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it … Continue reading

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A Lotus Blossoms

In part, I have bene raised around Asian influences.  Then again, in this modern world, perhaps we all are? A Lotus Blossoms by Michael Romani A lotus blossoms in its own way The sun rises on each new day Weakness … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Best Legislation Comes From Methodical Deliberation and Resolve

“Men, to act with vigor and effect, must have time to mature measures, and judgment and experience, as to the best method of applying them. They must not be hurried on to their conclusions by the passions, or the fears … Continue reading

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First Principles: Resolve to perform what you ought; Then Do It

“Resolve to perform what you ought. Perform without fail what you resolve.” – Benjamin Franklin (1771)        

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First Principles: Resolve To Do What You Must; Then Do It

“Resolve to perform what you ought. Perform without fail what you resolve.” — Benjamin Franklin (1771) The new year is coming just around the corner.  It’s time for my annual reflection on where I am and where I want to … Continue reading

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