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Think for yourself

“Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. … Continue reading

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A New Standard

“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.“- Ralph Waldo Emerson The moment you become mesmerized by your circumstances is the moment you become powerless in relation to … Continue reading

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Creating Destiny

Watch your thoughts, for they become words. Watch your words, for they become actions. Watch your habits, for they become your character. And watch your character, for it becomes your destiny. Thinking that you are a victim is enough to … Continue reading

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My Best Teachers

“If you treat an individual…as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe One of the greatest privileges in life is … Continue reading

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The Courage to Face Ingratitude XVI

“That which often seems to us to be ingratitude, may be merely our own ignorance of the subtle phases of human nature. Sometimes a man’s heart is so full of thankfulness that he cannot speak, and in the very intensity … Continue reading

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The Guardian of True Liberty

“The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.” ~ James Madison Seeing the images and videos of the various manifestations of rebellion known as the “Arab Spring” brings me back to the year of my … Continue reading

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