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Developing Character

Today’s quote of the day was from Kahlil Gibran. Kahlil Gibran wrote: “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” Some days I wonder about that. There are days, when I look back at what I’ve been through and wonder what effect it has had on who [...]

Government Gone Amuck

“Law and justice are not always the same. When they aren’t, destroying the law may be the first step toward changing it.” —Gloria Steinem This was the quote of the day today, and somehow it seems very appropriate given some of the recent stories I’ve been reading. I’ve noticed a very disturbing trend in the [...]

Quote of the Day for 2006 March 12

I pray we are still a young and courageous nation, that we have not grown so old and so fat and so prosperous that all we can think about is to sit back with our arms around our money bags. If we choose to do that I have no doubt that the smoldering fires will [...]

Ability

He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles. -Henry David Thoreau This was the quote I found this morning on my Quote of the Day widget. I thought it was quite appropriate to describe some of the sailors that [...]