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First Principles: The Real Man Smiles In Trouble, Gathers Strength From Distress, and Grows Brave By Reflection

“The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.” – Thomas Paine

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Thought For the Day: Some of the Biggest Cases of Mistaken Identity Are Among Intellectuals Who Have Trouble Remembering That They Are Not God

“Some of the biggest cases of mistaken identity are among intellectuals who have trouble remembering that they are not God.” – Thomas Sowell

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For Fear That We Will Fall

For Fear That We Will Fallby Michael DoyleListen to the world as you doBut in the end to yourself be trueNeither a borrower or lender beBecause debt destroys harmonyWords of wisdom to follow farAs true as truth is the northern … Continue reading

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First Principles: He Whose Heart Is Firm, and Whose Conscience Approves His Conduct, Will Pursue His Principles Unto Death

“I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Do Not Anticipate Trouble or Worry About Things What May Never Happen. Keep In the Sunlight

“Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.”― Benjamin Franklin

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First Principles: If There Must Be Trouble, Let It Be In My Day, That My Child May Have Peace

“If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.” – Thomas Paine

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Some Times We Can Wait No Longer

Some Times We Can Wait No Longerby Michael DoyleSocrates and Jesus took their last breathsAs each of these were put to their deathsAccused and tried for treason and blasphemyAnd in corrupting the young by truth’s divinityThe noble search and allegiance … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Whenever Government Assumes To Deliver Us From the Trouble of Thinking For Ourselves, the Only Consequence It Produces Are Those of Torpor and Imbecility

“Whenever government assumes to deliver us from the trouble of thinking for ourselves, the only consequences it produces are those of torpor and imbecility.” -William Godwin (1756-1836)

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First Principles: ‘Tis the Business of Little Minds To Shrink; But He Whose Heart Is Firm and Whose Conscience Approves His Conduct Will Pursue His Principles Unto Death

“I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: In My Deepest Troubles, I Frequently Would Wrench Myself From the Persons Around Me and Retire To Some Secluded Part of Our Noble Forests

“In my deepest troubles, I frequently would wrench myself from the persons around me and retire to some secluded part of our noble forests.” – John James Audubon

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