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Thought For the Day: Good Books With Purpose Should Be Censored With Care

“As good, almost, kill a man as kill a good book.” – John Milton   This work may be read in its entirety here: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~milton/reading_room/areopagitica/text.html Or listened to here:      

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Thought For the Day: Happy First Day of Summer

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.”  – F. Scott Fitzgerald, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: God Created All To Be Free

“God created every man to be free. The ability to choose whether to live free or enslaved, right or wrong, happy or in fear is something called freewill. Every man was born with freewill. Some people use it, and some … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Free Expression and Rule of Law Are Necessary To Freedom

“Two things form the bedrock of any open society – freedom of expression and rule of law.  If you don’t have those things, you don’t have a free country.” – Salman Rushdie, quote from the  January 16, 2008, The Times … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Read A Lot; Write A Lot

“If you want to be a good writer, you must do two things above all others:  read a lot and write a lot.” – Stephen King Any questions? 😉

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Thought For the Day: Begin Now

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”   – Anne Frank  in Anne Frank’s Tales From the Secret Annex Every time I felt the least discouragement about writing or other projects … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A True Friend Is More Esteemed Than Family

“What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun.  A true friend is to be more esteemed than kinship.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero You can read … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Free Man Owns Himself

“The free man owns himself. He can damage himself with either eating or drinking; he can ruin himself with gambling. If he does he is certainly a damn fool, and he might possibly be a damned soul; but if he … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Need Diversity of Thought

“We need diversity of thought in the world to face the new challenges.” – Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor of the World Wide Web In reading through some interesting thoughts from Mr. Berners-Lee this morning, I found much to think on.  Two … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Things Unwise In A Family Are Unwise For A Nation

What is prudence in the conduct of every private family can scarce be folly in that of a great kingdom.” – Adam Smith There is a lot to be said for this quote from Adam Smith.  If things would be wise … Continue reading

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