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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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Thought For the Day: The Battle To Be Yourself Is the Hardest, Best Battle Fought

“To be nobody but myself — in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else — means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight, and never stop fighting.” – … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Being Your Own Person Is Hard But Worth It

“The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. To be your own man is hard business. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too … Continue reading

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