Tag Archives: Truth

First Principles: There Is But One Straight Course, and That Is To Seek Truth And Pursue Steadily

“There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily.” —George Washington (1795-

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First Principles: God Governs In the Affairs of Men

“And have we now forgotten that powerful Friend? or do we imagine we no longer need its assistance? I have lived, Sir, a long time; and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this Truth, that … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: This Nation Was Conceived In Liberty and Dedicated To the Principle…That Honest Men May Honestly Disagree

“This nation was conceived in liberty and dedicated to the principle — among others — that honest men may honestly disagree; that if they all say what they think, a majority of the people will be able to distinguish truth … Continue reading

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Imagine Love, Live Love

Imagine Love, Live Loveby Michael DoyleImagine all love if you wouldAll His Love, if you only couldImagine if you can Heaven’s placeWhere God’s kingdom, we could embraceParables are stories with heavenly meaningTo learn kernels of truth for every human beingWhere … Continue reading

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Beauty Is Truth, Truth Beauty, – That Is All

“Beauty is truth, truth beauty, – that is all. “ – John Keats, Ode On A Grecian Urn (1819)

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First Principles: Four…Stumbling Blocks In the Way of …Truth,…Weak and Unworthy Authority, Longstanding Custom, the…Ignorant Crowd, and the Hiding of Our Own Ignorance

“There are in fact four very significant stumbling blocks in the way of grasping the truth, which hinder every man however learned, and scarcely allow anyone to win a clear title to wisdom, namely, the example of weak and unworthy … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Fear Prophets and Those Prepared To Die For the Truth, For As A Rule They Make Many Others Die With Them, Often Before Them, At Times Instead of Them

“Fear prophets and those prepared to die for the truth, for as a rule they make many others die with them, often before them, at times instead of them” – Umberto Eco, philosopher and novelist (5 Jan 1932-2016)

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The Coming Year (2023)

The Coming Year (2023)by Michael DoyleTold from the tallest mountainsYet kept within my mainframesI will shout, “Jesus!”, and maintainMy sustenance is found in His holy nameTruth spoken in a quiet tone of reverenceWe are bound inseparable by the differenceOf the … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is Error Alone Which Needs the Support of Government. Truth Can Stand By Itself

“It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself. Subject opinion to coercion: whom will you make your inquisitors?” – Thomas Jefferson (1781)

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Jack’s Winter Glory

Jack’s Winter Gloryby Michael DoyleOnce upon a winter’s snowflakeThere was a Christmas wish to makeThere in that distant time and placeThere was magic for all to embraceAs tyranny suppressed simple peasantsUntil they could not afford Christmas presentsThe czar took every … Continue reading

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