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Thought For the Day: He Is A Hard Man Who Is Only Just, and A Sad One Who Is Only Wise

“He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is only wise.” -Voltaire, philosopher (1694-1778)

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First Principles: The Belief In A God All Powerful Wise and Good, Is…Essential To the Moral Order of the World

“The belief in a God All Powerful wise and good, is so essential to the moral order of the world and to the happiness of man, that arguments which enforce it cannot be drawn from too many sources nor adapted … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Wise and Frugal Government…Shall Restrain Men From Injuring One Another

“[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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First Principles: Republics Are Created By the Virtue, Public Spirit, and Intelligence of the Citizens. They Fall, When the Wise Are Banished From the Public Councils…

“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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Deepest Roots

Deepest Rootsby Michael DoyleCast about with questioning looksThere’s much to be learned from great booksWhen we unlock our dulled hesitationsAnd dare to ask the great questionsAlthough the human spirit is quite flappableIt doesn’t take a lot to realize, we are … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Early To Bed and Early To Rise Makes A Man Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” –  Benjamin Franklin

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First Principles: A Wise and Frugal Government… Shall Restrain Men From Injuring One Another (and) Shall Leave Them Otherwise Leave Them Otherwise Free To Regulate Their Own Pursuits of Industry and Improvement

“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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First Principles: Republics Are Created By the Virtue, Public Spirit and Intelligence of the 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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Thought For the Day: The Wisest Man Is He Who Does Not Fancy That He Is So At All

“The wisest man is he who does not fancy that he is so at all. “– Nicolas Boileau-despreaux, poet and critic (1 Nov 1636-1711)

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