Archive for February, 2014

Souls do not attract that which they want, but that which they are.  Their whims, fancies, and ambitions are thwarted at every step, but their innermost thoughts and desires are fed with their own food, be it foul or clean.

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–James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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What many fail to recognize is that whenever a government body, at any level, takes over control of something in our lives, we LOSE CONTROL over that item or situation.  It might seem like no big deal, or we may even invite the abdication.  Maybe it is a new program, or a little more money “from the government.”  When this happens (or even better, before it happens) ponder the words below from our 16th president.  And remember, just because the government does something “on our behalf” does not make it moral, or right, or even acceptable.

You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man’s initiative and independence.

Honest Abe






–Abraham Lincoln

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It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world.

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–Thomas Jefferson

(The United States now has a national debt in excess of $17 TRILLION)

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The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.







–Winston Churchill

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It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.









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