Tag Archives: Wrong

First Principles: Love of Truth and Veneration of Virtue Are the Sparks of Discernment of Right and Wrong and True and False

“A love of truth and a veneration of virtue. These amiable passions, are the ‘latent spark’… If the people are capable of understanding, seeing and feeling the differences between true and false, right and wrong, virtue and vice, to what … Continue reading

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: The Whole Art of Government Consists of Being Honest and Doing Your Duty

“It behooves you, therefore, to think and act for yourself and your people. The great principles of right and wrong are legible to every reader; to pursue them requires not the aid of many counselors. The whole art of government … Continue reading

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thought For the Day: It Is Possible For One Side To Simply Be Wrong

“When two opposite points of view are expressed with equal intensity, the truth does not necessarily lie exactly halfway between them. It is possible for one side to be simply wrong.” – Richard Dawkins, biologist and author (b. 26 Mar … Continue reading

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Daily Prompt – Suffer

Life hides deep behind the buffer Of all that comes to make us suffer In that corner of welled tears In the numbered days of years That pass as we learn not to cry Or perhaps we’ve just run dry … Continue reading

Posted in Photographs & Memories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Things Done

I have read somewhere that 22 veterans a day take their own lives.  That’s staggering to think on.  Isn’t it? Things Done by Michael Romani The things we do to survive Are things done to stay alive I’m left wondering … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thought For the Day: Admitting You Were Wrong Shows You Are Wiser Today Than Yesterday

“Never be ashamed to admit you are in the wrong – it’s just another way to say you are wiser today than yesterday.” – Jonathan Swift    

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Word Prompt – Thin

Sometimes there is a thin line Between what’s right and wrong You need a crystal ball to divine On which side you belong Teetering on the edge of my chair Moving fast but going nowhere I search my mind for … Continue reading

Posted in Photographs & Memories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thought For the Day: Let’s Make It Better

“There’s a lot of wrong in this country. But there’s a lot of right. Don’t let so much of the wrong destroy what has been right. People have worked their behinds off to get to this point of right. Let’s … Continue reading

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thought For the Day: Doing Wrong Can Be All Too Comfortable

“We do not err because truth is difficult to see.  It is visible at a glance.  We err because this is more comfortable.” – Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Novelist, Nobel Laureate (1918-2008)      

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment