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Thought For the Day: Be Thankful For Those Who Rekindle the Inner Spirit

“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” – Albert Schweitzer, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: In the Sight of God There Is No Color Line

“[I] resolved that I would permit no man, no matter what his color might be, to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him. … I pity from the bottom of my heart any individual who is so … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Curtailing Free Speech Strikes Twice At Intellectual Freedom

“To curtail free expression strikes twice at intellectual freedom, for whoever deprives another of the right to state unpopular views necessarily deprives others of the right to listen to those views.” – C. Van Woodward (1908-1999)      

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Thought For the Day: Unite With Anyone To Right; Unite With Nobody To Do Wrong

“I would unite with anybody to do right; and with nobody to do wrong.” – Frederick Douglass      

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Thought For the Day: Words Used Change Like Leaves With the Passing Seasons of Mankind

“Men ever had, and ever will have leave, / To coin new words well suited to the age, / Words are like leaves, some wither every year, / And every year a younger race succeeds.” – Horace, poet and satirist … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: In A World Where You Can Be Anything, Be Kind

“In a world where you can be anything, be kind.”  – Anonymous      

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Thought For the Day: Take Away the Heritage of A People and They Are Easily Destroyed

“The theory of the Communists may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property. … Take away the heritage of a people and they are easily destroyed.” – Karl Marx, Communist Manifesto (1848) I would offer that eradicating … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Writer Who States There Is No Truth or That Truth Is Relative Should Not Be Believed

“A writer who says that there are no truths, or that all truth is ‘merely relative,’ is asking you not to believe him. So don’t.” – Roger Scruton, Modern Philosophy: An Introduction and Survey      

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Thought For the Day: We Not Only Want To See Beauty But To Become Part of It

“‘We do not want merely to see beauty… we want something else which can hardly be put into words – to be united with the beauty we see, to pass into it, to receive it into ourselves, to bathe in … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Commitment Builds Hope; Kept Promises Builds Trust

“When you make a commitment, you build hope.  When you keep it, you build trust.” –  John C. Maxwell      

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