Tag Archives: Wise

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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First Principles: A Good Government Is Wise and Fiscally Responsible To Its Citizens

“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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The Man In the Bottle

Continuing with my daughter’s challenge to me, we have a poem based on The Twilight Zone, Season 2, Episode 2: The Man In the Bottle by Michael Romani A couple infinitely patient and quite gentle The Castles have lived life … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Difference Between Clever and Smart Is Important

“You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.” – Naguib Mahfouz, writer, Nobel laureate (11 Dec 1911-2006)        

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