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Thought For the Day: We Are Not the Same Persons This Year As Last; Nor Are Those We Love. It Is A Happy Chance If We Changing, Continue To Love A Changed Person

“We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.” -William Somerset Maugham, writer (25 Jan 1874-1965)

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We Then Move Past

We Then Move Pastby Michael DoyleWe then move past obstacles and blameNot allowing ourselves to know shameStanding above those things that give us shallow heartThese things such as jealousy from which we should departThe barrenness that clogs up the pores … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: If We Don’t Believe In Freedom of Expression For People We Despise, We Don’t Believe In It At All

“If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.” -Noam Chomsky, linguistics professor and political activist (b. 7 Dec 1928)

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First Principles: Nature Never Deceives Us; It Is Always We Who Deceive Ourselves

“Nature never deceives us; it is always we who deceive ourselves.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)

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First Principles: 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 All Have Our Time Machines. Some Take Us Back, They’re Called Memories. Some Take Us Forward, They’re Called Dreams

“We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they’re called memories. Some take us forward, they’re called dreams.” -Jeremy Irons, actor (b. 19 Sep 1948)

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Thought For the Day: We Are So Vain That We Even Care For the Opinion of Those We Don’t Care For

“We are so vain that we even care for the opinion of those we don’t care for.” – Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, writer (13 Sep 1830-1916)

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We Are Who We Are

We Are Who We Areby Michael DoyleWe are who we areNot from our ancestorsBut because of who we cultivateAs our souls travel among the starsScratched and scrapped in our courageSearching for hope we might encourageTo remove the malignant tumorThat spreads … Continue reading

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First Principles: I Hope That We Shall Crush In Its Birth the Aristocracy of Our Monied Corporations Which Dare Already To Challenge Our Government To A Trial of Strength

“I hope that we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial of strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.” – Thomas Jefferson

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First Principles: Were We Directed From Washington When To Sow, and When To Reap, We Should Soon Want Bread

“Were we directed from Washington when to sow, and when to reap, we should soon want bread.” -Thomas Jefferson (1821)

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