Tag Archives: Tranquility

First Principles: If Ye Love Wealth Better Than Liberty…Go Home From Us In Peace…May Posterity Forget That You Were Our Countrymen

“If Ye Love Wealth Better Than Liberty, the Tranquility of Servitude Better Than the Animating Contest of Freedom, Go Home From Us In Peace. We Ask Not Your Counsels Or Your Arms. Crouch Down and Lick the Hands Which Feed … Continue reading

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Fool’s Errand

Arguing with those we love is maybe sometimes natural.  But, it’s a fool’s errand.  There can be very little good in having to be right just to make the person you love somehow wrong.   Especially in the modern age, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Ideal of Beauty Is Simplicity and Tranquility

“The ideal of beauty is simplicity and tranquility.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe    

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As Jesus Was Walking (In My Life)

Based in part on Matthew 4:18-20 and on other things as well.. 😉 As Jesus Was Walking (In My Life) by Michael Romani Coming home to Jesus, taking my love home There at the foot of the cross, not alone … Continue reading

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With the Clarity of 2020

Rung in the New Year having discovered how to get YouTube to work on my television via Ruku both of which items appear to be smarter than I am.  Via this, I was able to get the KTLA Tournament of … Continue reading

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Unknown Knowns Shown

Sometimes it takes a blind man to see… Unknown Knowns Shown by Michael Romani Disrupting life’s tranquility In the search for equality We find we’ve died over And over in the attempt to discover A way past life’s confusion Confronting … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Cannot Govern Based On Hopes For Lasting Peace

“To model our political system upon speculations of lasting tranquility, is to calculate on the weaker springs of the human character.” – Alexander Hamilton (1788)        

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Thought For the Day: Humor Is Emotional Chaos Remembered In Tranquility

“Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.” – James Thurber, writer and cartoonist (1894-1961)      

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First Principles: Let the New Year Find You A Better Person

“Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” ~  Benjamin Franklin   These thoughts apply equally to every man and woman.    Now, I know that very … Continue reading

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