Tag Archives: Weak

The Rock

A poem of gratitude #19: The Rock by Michael Romani Steadfast in the rock that is my messiah Sadly, I still fall victim to my worse desires Like Peter, I know that I would have lied If I falsely stated, … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Weak Cannot Be Built Up By Pulling Down the Strong

“Don’t expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.” – Calvin Coolidge    

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Thought For the Day: It Is Those Whose Case Is Weak Who Make the Most Clamour

“When one person makes an accusation, check to be sure he himself is not the guilty one. Sometimes it is those whose case is weak who make the most clamour.” – Piers Anthony      

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Thought For the Day: Weak People Seek Revenge; the Strong Forgive; the Intelligent Ignore

“Weak people revenge. Strong people forgive. Intelligent People Ignore.” – Albert Einstein    

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Fades Away

Life leaves us all, eventually… or, do we really transform into something else? Time will tell. Fades Away by Michael Romani Being somewhat civilized I kept my discontents to myself More probably cause I realized I’d find my better answers … Continue reading

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First Principles: May We Never Sacrifice Our Liberties

“However weak our country may be, I hope we shall never sacrifice our liberties.” – Alexander Hamilton (1790) Wouldn’t it be great if the Democrats would remember this?    

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First Principles: Useless Laws Weaken the Necessary Laws

“Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.” – Charles de Montesquieu, in The Spirit of the Laws (1748)    

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Thought For the Day: To Be Gentle and Yielding Is the Disciple of Life

“A man is born gentle and weak. At death, he is hard and stiff. Green plants are tender and filled with sap. At death, they are withered and dry. Therefore, the stiff and unbending is the disciple of death, and … Continue reading

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Who Do You Say That I am?

Based in part on Matthew 15:16: Who Do You Say That I Am? by Michael Romani Sometimes stigmatized by the visual Here in this age of consuming digital I see what my eyes choose to see Wondering if it’s with … Continue reading

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Ruin and Salvation

Sometimes we find our strengths are our weaknesses and our weaknesses our strength.  Who is to say which is which?  Only in the blackest points of our lives do we ever really know. Ruin and Salvation by Michael Romani Out … Continue reading

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