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Courage and Resolution

“How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.” ~ Benjamin Franklin Of all the words that come to mind in relation to personal faults, I can’t imagine that “ownership” would … Continue reading

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Power of Personal Influence III

Awakening into an increasingly expansive awareness of one’s surroundings as well as one’s own influence on the world is one of the greatest joys in growing up. Life, in this sense, is an ever-expanding spiral of scope and influence, beginning … Continue reading

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The Stormy Present

“The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.” ~ … Continue reading

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Your Tomorrows

“Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What’s a sundial in the shade?” ~ Benjamin Franklin How successful have you been at employing your talents in relation to your friends, family, associates and beyond? No matter what you … Continue reading

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A World of Kinfolk

“The lack of emotional security of our American young people is due, I believe, to their isolation from the larger family unit.  No two people – no mere father and mother – as I have often said, are enough to … Continue reading

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What is education?

“The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.” ~ Plato The transition into the 20th century was a watershed event for both medicine and education. Over the course of a few decades, medical education … Continue reading

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