Tag Archives: Resolve

First Principles: Falsehood of the Tongue Leads To That of the Heart and In Time Depraves All Its Good Disposition

“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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Thought For the Day: Obstacles Cannot Crush Me. Every Obstacle Yields To Stern Resolve. He Who Is Fixed To A Star Does Not Change His Mind.

“Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.” – Leonardo da Vinci Contrast President Trump’s resolve versus the whining voices of finger pointers and blame shifters like … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Strong Defense Is the Surest Way To Peace

“A strong defense is the surest way to peace. Strength makes detente attainable. Weakness invites war, as my generation – my generation – knows from four very bitter experiences. Just as America’s will for peace is second to none, so … Continue reading

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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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