Tag Archives: Wise

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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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Knit

Woven into wondrous words of poetry Are the best of secrets revealed to you and me Even now in this day and modern age The wisdom of others spill across the page Me, I do not know about the ways … Continue reading

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First Principles: Neither the Constitution Nor Law Protects A Corrupt People

“[N]either the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt.” –Samuel Adams (1749) How about that, the Founders called out the conditions of today more than we might … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Truly Good and Wise Seek To Always Act Nobly

“The truly good and wise man will bear all kinds of fortune in a seemly way, and will always act in the noblest manner that the circumstances allow.” – Aristotle, in Nicomachean Ethics, Book I      

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