Tag Archives: Rich

Thought For the Day: The Purpose of Life Is To Live It, To Taste Experience To the Utmost, To Reach Out Eagerly and Without Fear For Newer and Richer Experience

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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First Principles: If the Provisions of the Constitution Can Be Set Aside By An Act of Congress, Where Is the Course of Usurpation To End?

“If the provisions of the Constitution can be set aside by an Act of Congress, where is the course of usurpation to end? The present assault upon capital is but the beginning. It will be but the stepping-stone to others, … Continue reading

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Fast As A Fox

When the raiders came, survival was to the strong and fleet of foot… Fast As A Fox by Michael Doyle Run, run Fast as a fox Hide, hide Inside the rocks Deep, deep Inside the grotto Weep, Weep Hidden In … Continue reading

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The Temptation of Wanting Another’s Share

Based in part on Exodus 20:17: The Temptation of Wanting Another’s Share by Michael Doyle It’s hard to be content in comparison Always measuring yourself on what is done By others when your race is your own Only to be … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: To Live Content With Small Means; To Let the Spiritual, Unbidden and Unconscious, Grow Up Through the Common — This Is My Symphony

“To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion; to be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich; to listen to stars and birds, babes and sages, with open heart; to study … Continue reading

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On Found Light

Reviewing my camera chops in real brought me to write this. On Found Light by Michael Doyle It’s not so much the light But where you’re in it To get this just right You have know where to bend it … Continue reading

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An Easter Of Empty Churches

What an odd sort of Easter wasn’t it?  But perhaps a lesson to be learned… An Easter of Empty Churches by Michael Doyle April of 2019, Notre-Dame was burning And in this, we were surprised and learning That there would … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Cannot Make Financial Matters Right By Taking From One What He Has Honestly Acquired To Give to Another Who Has Not Earned

“The indiscriminate denunciation of the rich is mischievous…. No poor man was ever made richer or happier by it. It is quite as illogical to despise a man because he is rich as because he is poor. Not what a … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Are No Necessary Evils In Government. Its Evils Exist Only In Its Abuses

“There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses.” – Andrew Jackson      

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First Principles: The Richest Inheritance Is To Pass On Christianity To Our Family

“I have now disposed of all my property to my family. There is one thing more I wish I could give them, and that is the Christian Religion. If they had that and I had not given them one shilling … Continue reading

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