Tag Archives: Virtue

Thought of the Day: We Laugh At Honor and Are Shocked To Find Traitors In our Midst

“We make men without chests and expect of them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honour and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.” – C.S. Lewis    

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First Principles: Diffusion of Virtue and Knowledge Is Our Security From Ever Being Enslaved

“If Virtue & Knowledge are diffused among the People, they will never be enslav’d. This will be their great Security.”  – Samuel Adams, letter to James Warren, February 12, 1779      

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First Principles: It’s Up To All Americans To Stop the Spread of Principles Counter To Our Civil and Religious Rights

“It is necessary for every American, with becoming energy to endeavor to stop the dissemination of principles evidently destructive of the cause for which they have bled. It must be the combined virtue of the rulers and of the people … Continue reading

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The Dissolution of Liberal Democracy

Not so long ago, it was announced with great fanfare that history had ended and Liberal Democracy had won.  The globalists believed there was no most struggle and that it made little difference with we made microchips or potato chips. … Continue reading

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First Principles: Republics Are Created By the Virtue, Public Spirit and Intelligence of Their Citizens

“Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people, … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Good Moral Character Is the First Essential In All Mankind

“A good moral character is the first essential in a man, and that the habits contracted at your age are generally indelible, and your conduct here may stamp your character through life. It is therefore highly important that you should … Continue reading

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First Principles: Dependence Begets Subservience In the Design of Ambition

“Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition.”  – Thomas Jefferson (1781)      

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First Principles: Use Your Time Wisely, Always Do Something Useful

“Lose no time. Be always employed in something useful. Cut off all unnecessary actions.” – Benjamin Franklin This is not so much the ending of one year, as the beginning of the rest of your life.  It is the time … Continue reading

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First Principles: The General Principles Behind the Founding of Our Republic Are Christian Principles

“The general principles on which the fathers achieved independence were the general principles of Christianity. I will avow that I then believed, and now believe, that those general principles of Christianity are as eternal and immutable as the existence and … Continue reading

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First Principles: Meditate On Those Things That Are Noble, Just, Pure, Lovely, Good Report, Virtue and Praiseworthy

“Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy — … Continue reading

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