Tag Archives: Temporary

First Principles: They Who Can Give Up Essential Liberty To Obtain A Little Temporary Safety Deserve Neither Liberty Nor Safety

“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Benjamin Franklin

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Guarding Against Faction

Today’s poem about American history speaks on some basic principles as set out in largely in Federalist Paper Number 10 in which we choose to become a republic and not a democracy to protection of nation from the encroachment of … Continue reading

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First Principles: In the Struggle For Liberty, Be Willing To Know the Whole Truth; To know the Worst and To Provide For It

“It is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth – and listen to the song of that siren, till she transforms us into beasts. Is this … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: In A World Full of Temporary Things, You Are My Perpetual Feeling

“in a world full of temporary things you are a perpetual feeling.” ― Sanober Khan      

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Thought For the Day: Nothing Is So Permanent As A Temporary Government Program

“Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program.” – Milton Friedman    

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Memories In An Elephant’s Trunk

A poem of gratitude #11: Memories In An Elephant’s Trunk by Michael Romani With gratitude I share my words While overhead there are flying birds Puzzling along these thoughts contemporary Wondering how much is too temporary Unlike elephants who read … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Wonder

So cold these thoughts They leave me wondering Stone cold these thoughts From all of my blundering I need something to warm me up Just a bit of chocolate from my cup Yesterday is so very gone There’s no percentage … Continue reading

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