Tag: Quote

Aug 03

July 2016 – Quote of the Month

“My attitude to peace is rather based on the Burmese definition of peace – it really means removing all the negative factors that destroy peace in this world. So peace does not mean just putting an end to violence or to war, but to all other factors that threaten peace, such as discrimination, such as …

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Jul 08

June 2016 – Quote of the Month

“While we are under the tyranny of Priests, it will ever be their interest, to invalidate the law of nature and reason, in order to establish systems incompatible therewith.” ~Ethan Allen

Jun 19

Warning: Outdoors May Contain Nature

Disney World Caution Sign Alligators, Bees, Bacteria, Heart Disease, Pollen, Sunstroke, Etc.

Personal Tragedy or National News Fodder On June 14th, 2016, tragedy struck a Nebraska family when their two year old son was attacked and killed by an alligator at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa. Five days later and this event is still making national headline news. As unadulteratedly heartbreaking as this is for the child’s family; as much …

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Jun 04

May 2016 – Quote of the Month

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” ~Mark Twain

May 10

April 2016 – Quote of the Month

“As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.” ~Christopher Dawson

Apr 30

Trumped Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures and declares "You're fired!" at a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, June 17, 2015. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Donald Trump could almost qualify as a cartoon character, except for the dark rancor that spews from his round, orange mouth. What at first might have seemed like an extension of one of his reality TV shows has long crossed the border into scary fascism. Here is why I think the man is a danger …

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Apr 14

March 2016 – Quote of the Month

“Go in peace! I will not say: do not weep; for not all tears are an evil.” ~J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King

Mar 06

February 2016 – Quote of the Month

“Success is a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don’t quit when you’re tired. You quit when the gorilla is tired.” ~Robert Strauss

Feb 01

January 2016 – Quote of the Month

“We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever.” ~Carl Sagan, Cosmos

Jan 07

December 2015 – Quote of the Month

“The most formidable weapon against errors of every kind is reason.” ~Thomas Paine

Dec 02

November 2015 – Quote of the Month

“The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.” ~Sir Richard Burton

Nov 04

October 2015 – Quote of the Month

“Now everyone dreams of a love lasting and true But you and I know what this world can do So let’s make our steps clear that the other may see And I’ll wait for you If I should fall behind Wait for me” ~Bruce Springsteen

Oct 06

September 2015 – Quote of the Month

“I don’t think the American Dream was that everyone was going to make it or that everyone was going to make a billion dollars, but it was that everyone was going to have an opportunity and the chance to live a life with some decency and a chance for some self-respect.” ~Bruce Springsteen (as captured …

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Sep 28

An Absolute Monarchy in the Minds of Men

In his congressional office, Rep. Bob Brady, D-Pa., drinks from the glass of water Pope Francis used during his speech to Congress. Stan White/U.S. Rep. Bob Brady's office via AP

For all of the humanistic conventions and relative progressiveness of Pope Francis*, that is enchanting the people; here, at the bedrock is what continues to disturb me: the fostering of supernatural, magical beliefs. If the disservice and damage that this magical mindset does among the everyday individual is disturbing enough, it is downright scary when …

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Sep 03

August 2015 – Quote of the Month

The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend. ~ Abraham Lincoln

Aug 02

July 2015 – Quote of the Month

The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. ~ Bertrand Russell

Jul 12

June 2015 – Quote of the Month

Reality has a well-known liberal bias. ~Stephen Colbert

Jun 04

May 2015 – Quote of the Month

Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May, but at length the season of summer does come. ~Thomas Carlyle

May 02

April 2015 – Quote of the Month

It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them. ~Agatha Christie

Apr 04

March 2015 – Quote of the Month

No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn. ~ Hal Borland

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