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Thought For the Day: Absent Reason We Become Bigots, Fools or Slaves

“Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.” – Lord Byron, poet (22 Jan 1788-1824)      

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Thought For the Day: Guard Well Your Treasure of Kindness

“Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.” – George Sand [pen name of Amantine-Aurore-Lucile Dupin], novelist (1 Jul 1804-1876)      

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Thought For the Day: Don’t be yourself. Be someone a little nicer.

“Don’t be yourself. Be someone a little nicer.”  – Mignon McLaughlin      

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Thought For the Day: There Is No Youer Than You

“Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You. “– Dr. Seuss, author and illustrator (2 Mar 1904-1991)      

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Thought For the Day: Re-Reading Literary Classics Allows A Person To See More Of Themselves Than Before

“When you re-read a classic, you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in yourself than there was before”. – Clifton Fadiman, editor and critic (15 May 1904-1999)        

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Thought For the Day: It Takes Courage To Grow Into Who You Really Are

“It takes courage to grow up and be who you really are. “ — e.e. cummings        

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Thought For the Day: Hating Others Belittles Our Souls

“I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him.” – Booker T. Washington, reformer, educator, and author (5 Apr 1856-1915)        

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Thought For the Day: Be Gentle With Yourself, You’re A Work In Progress

“Be gentle with yourself. You are a marvelous creation, but you are a work in progress.”  — Matthew Kelly          

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Invisible

Out there on that shameful toxic corner So many stand around being mourners Always out to seek their wanted for own Or having lost it, they turn their hearts to stone The things that make us feel good maybe invincible … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Locke – Some Thoughts Concerning Education

The English philosopher and physician John Locke was born on August 29, 1632 and passed away on October 28, 1704.  He is the influential Enlightenment thinker widely regarded as the “Father of Liberalism”.  It is important to note that the … Continue reading

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