Tag Archives: Thought of the Day

Aloha Promises Forever Salutes National Police Week

These folks put themselves on the line for us every second of every day of their careers for us.  To many of them fall in the line of duty.  It seems the least we can do to show them a … Continue reading

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Thought of the Day: To Thrive Be Responsive To Change

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin, naturalist and author (12 Feb 1809-1882)        

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Thought of the Day: There Is An Ask and Tell of Life

“There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” – Zora Neale Hurston, folklorist and writer (7 Jan 1891-1960) A small biography of Zora Thurston is found here: http://www.howard.edu/library/reference/guides/hurston/    

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Thought of the Day: Every Life Has A Point of No Return

“There is a point of no return, unremarked at the time, in most lives.” –  Graham Greene, in The Comedians (1966) It does seem this way doesn’t it?  That there comes a point when you have burned your bridges and there is … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – Wealth of Nations – Of the Wages of Labour – Adam Smith

We have previously posted  on this magnum opus written by Scottish economist and moral philosopher Adam Smith.  An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations aka Wealth of Nations is as previously discussed a fundamental work into … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – On the Sublime and the Beautiful – Edmund Burke

The full title for Edmund Burke’s philosophical exposition on separating the beautiful and the sublime into separate categories is A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and the Beautiful.    This major work was studied by … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The World Is Malleable

“The world is more malleable than you think and it’s waiting for you to hammer it into shape.” – Bono, Musician and Social Activist I remember watching U2 play at the US Festival a lifetime ago and telling my friends … Continue reading

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Thought of the Day: Life Is Like A Box of Crayons

“We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box.”* — Robert Fulghum Eyes Like A Child … Continue reading

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