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First Principles: We Have Therefore To Resolve To Conquer or Die… Let Us Therefore Rely Upon the Goodness of the Cause, and the Aid of the Supreme Being, In Whose Hands Victory Is

“We have therefore to resolve to conquer or die. … Let us therefore rely upon the goodness of the Cause, and the aid of the supreme Being, in whose hands Victory is, to animate and encourage us to great and … Continue reading

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Building Up One Another

Building Up One Anotherby Michael DoyleWe must always build up one anotherRecalling that each is either sister or brotherThose things we don’t understand comes down to fearBut holding each other up is to persevere Our own fears and doubts held … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Greatest Good We Can Do Our Country Is To Heal Its Party Divisions and Make Them One People

“The greatest good we can do our country is to heal its party divisions and make them one people.” -Thomas Jefferson (1801)

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Thought For the Day: As For Me and My Household, We Will Serve the Lord

“But if serving the LORD seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your forefathers served beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Would Often Be Ashamed of Our Finest Actions If the World Understood All the Motives Which Produced Them

“We would often be ashamed of our finest actions if the world understood all the motives which produced them.” – Francois, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, writer (15 Sep 1613-1680)

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First Principles: We Have Therefore To Resolve To Conquer Or Die

“We have therefore to resolve to conquer or die: Our own Country’s Honor, all call upon us for vigorous and manly exertion, and if we now shamefully fail, we shall become infamous to the whole world.”  – George Washington

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First Principles: If We Were To Remove the Bible From Public Schools We Would Be Wasting So Much Time Punishing Crimes and Taking So Little Pains To Prevent Them

“If we were to remove the Bible from public schools we would be wasting so much time punishing crimes and taking so little pains to prevent them.” – Benjamin Rush

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First Principles: We Are Apt To Shut Our Eyes Against A Painful Truth – and Listen To the Song of That Siren, Til She Transforms Us Into Beasts

“We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth — and listen to the song of that syren, till she transforms us into beasts.” – Patrick Henry (1775)

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First Principles: We Must Make Our Election Between Economy and Liberty, or Profusion and Servitude

“We must make our election between economy and Liberty, or profusion and servitude.” – Thomas Jefferson (1816)

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First Principles: We Have More Machinery of Government Than Is Necessary, Too Many Parasites Living On the Labor of the Industrious

“I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious.” – Thomas Jefferson, letter to William Ludlow, 1824

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