Tag Archives: Worth

Thought For the Day: To Be Ignorant of What Occurred Before You Were Born Is To Remain Always A Child

“To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history?” – … Continue reading

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In the Tomes of Humanity

In the Tomes of Humanityby Michael DoyleAlgorithms of simplicityMakeup humanity’s complexityWith habits easy enough to understandAs the madness takes over as plannedMost waiver between love and prideSometimes this happens to coincideThen there are the exceptions irreducibleThat’s what’s become of the … Continue reading

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You Cannot Hurt Me

You Cannot Hurt Meby Michael DoyleYou cannot hurt meIt’s beyond possibilityI am damaged goodsA babe lost in the woodsOf my own heart, my own mindLike innocence left far behindEvery day I wake up numbed by painAll of my good intentions, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: No One Worth Possessing Can Be Quite Possessed

“No one worth possessing / Can be quite possessed.” -Sara Teasdale, poet (8 Aug 1884-1933)

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Lisa (How To Love A New England Girl)

Lisa (How To Love A New England Girl)by Michael DoyleShe was born a New England girlWith dreams of her own and the leaves in a whirlEvery fall, she knew comfort in her seasonAnd he knew that she made sense beyond … Continue reading

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Rituals

Ritualsby Michael DoyleRitualsTaken in sequenceProtect us from harmVisuals Seemingly in coincidenceHave their illustrious charmsEvery step takenTo shake the forsakenTo hunt or to be huntedHead on the swivel; fear bluntedTo move beyond first baseA destiny to embraceCaught in a game of … Continue reading

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First Principles: In Questions of Science, the Authority of A Thousand Is Not Worth the Humble Reasoning of A Single Individual

“In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.” – Galileo Galilei (1564-1642)

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Thought For the Day: An Ounce of Mother Is Worth A Pound of Clergy

“An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.” – Spanish proverb

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Thought For the Day: Lest I Keep My Complacent Way, I Must Remember Somewhere Out There A Person Died For Me Today. As Long As There Must Be A War, I Ask and I Must Answer; Was I Worth Dying For?

“Lest I keep my complacent way I must remember somewhere out there a person died for me today. As long as there must be war, I ask and I must answer; was I worth dying for?”- Eleanor Roosevelt

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Thought For the Day: A Change In Perspective Is Worth 80 IQ Points

“A change in perspective is worth 80 IQ points.” – Alan Kay, computer scientist (b. 17 May 1940)

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