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Thought For the Day: Those Calling for the Silencing of People With Whom They Disagree Politically – What the Democrats Are Currently Doing – Will Only Work To Stoke the Fires of Division and Hatred

“Those calling for the silencing of people with whom they disagree politically — what the Democrats are currently doing — will only work to stoke the fires of division and hatred. Genuine unity requires offering genuine respect and acceptance of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Can Anything Be Sadder Than Work Left Unfinished

“Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished? Yes, work never begun.” – Christina Rossetti, poet (5 Dec 1830-1894)

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Thought For the Day: The Only Thing One Can Give An Artist Is Leisure In Which To Work

“The only thing one can give an artist is leisure in which to work. To give an artist leisure is actually to take part in his creation.” – Ezra Pound, poet (30 Oct 1885-1972)

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Thought For the Day: There Are Two Kinds of People: Those Who Work and Those Who Take the Credit…Try To Be In the First Group; There Was Less Competition

“My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was less competition there.” – Indira Gandhi … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We May Explain Success Mainly By One Word and that Word Is WORK!

“We may explain success mainly by one word and that word is WORK! WORK!! WORK!!! WORK!!!! Not transient and fitful effort, but patient, enduring, honest, unremitting, and indefatigable work, into which the whole heart is put.” – Frederick Douglass (1818-1895)

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Happy Labor Day to All!

It’s Labor Day, USA! Take some time off and do that work tomorrow. The rest of the world celebrates another day. I, for one, am glad that we distinguish ourselves. Soo.. crank up the barbecues, grill a few, drink a … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Genius Is the Gold In the Mine, Talent Is the Miner Who Works and Brings It Out

“Genius is the gold in the mine, talent is the miner who works and brings it out.” -Marguerite Gardiner, writer (1 Sep 1789-1849)

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Thought For the Day: The Greatest Sign of Success For A Teacher Is To Be Able To Say, “The Children Are Now Working As If I Did Not Exist”

“The greatest sign of success for a teacher is to be able to say, “The children are now working as if I did not exist.” -Maria Montessori, educator (31 Aug 1870-1952)

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Thought For the Day: We Can Sing the Truth and Name the Liars…We Must Work To Overturn the False Narrative of Tyrants

“A poem cannot stop a bullet. A novel can’t defuse a bomb… But we are not helpless… We can sing the truth and name the liars… we must work to overturn the false narrative of tyrants.” – Salman Rushdie, writer … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Budget Should Be Balanced, the Treasury Should Be Refilled, Public Debt Should Be Reduced… Lest Rome Become Bankrupt

“The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed lest Rome become bankrupt. People must again … Continue reading

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