Tag Archives: Wise

First Principles: May Only the Honest and Wise Ever Be President

“May none but honest and wise men ever rule under this roof.” – John Adams, 2nd US President, and the first one to live in the White House (30 Oct 1735-1826) Now, there’s a prayer for the ages if ever … Continue reading

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Who Am I Without You?

I am going to ask that without extensive explanation that the readers of this blog please hold my better half, known as Tiggy here, in your thoughts and prayers for quick and as complete as possible healing.  And if you … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Sum of Government Is to Restrain Mankind From Harming Others and Otherwise Free

“A wise and frugal government … shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Right Life Cultivates Kindness

“To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.” – Samuel Johnson, lexicographer (18 Sep 1709-1784)      

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First Principles: The Sum of Good Government Is To Restrain Harm To One Another and Otherwise Leave Citizens Free

“A wise and frugal government … shall restrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Butterfly

In the garden, she loves to watch them flutter by As she holds up her hand softly waiting on a butterfly To quietly, softly glide into a landing on her hand My beautiful daughter seems to sweetly understand That some … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Wise Leader Follows Sound Advice

“A prince who is not wise himself will never take good advice.” – Niccolo Machiavelli, political philosopher and author (3 May 1469-1527)          

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Knowing The Law of the Lord

Knowing the Law of the Lord by Michael Romani The Law of our blessed Lord In all of its purity and perfection Cuts through like a sword In its blessed direction Making even a fool seem wise By opening a … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Dare To Reason And Escape Bigotry and Foolishness To Be Free

“Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.” – Lord Byron, poet (22 Jan 1788-1824)  

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First Principles: From Youth We Must Strive To Be Learned and Virtuous

“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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