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Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
   —  Ralph Waldo Emerson
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On This Day In:
2016 There Is A Difference Between Dangerous And Frightening
2015 Always A Goal
2014 Standing Strong
2013 Shaken And Stirred
The Bird With The Broken Wing
2012 Friends In High Places
2011 Objective Independence

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The purpose of life is not to be happy.  It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.
  ―  Ralph Waldo Emerson
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On This Day In:
2016 Still 99%
2015 Adolescent Opinion
2014 In A Big World
2013 Vacancy For God
2012 Sweat Equity
Try It… You’ll Like It
2011 Still Incomplete
2010 Happy New Year – 2010

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God enters by a private door into each individual.
    —  Ralph Waldo Emerson
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On This Day In:
2015 Quality Government
A Handful Of Flics
2014 Just Another Brick From The Wall
2013 Artistic Demands
2012 Foundations
2011 Are We Devouring Yet?

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If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.
   –  Ralph Waldo Emerson
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On This Day In:
2015 Two Thoughts On Thinking
2014 From The Top, Please…
2013 You Are The Stars
2012 Just One??
2011 Anything But

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First, be a good animal.
   —  Ralph Waldo Emerson
[Are you still denying global climate change?  If I am incorrect and there is no such thing, the economy dips for a few years.  Okay.  But what if you’re wrong?  Then what?  —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2015 Tears
2014 Bourne Again (4)
2013 God’s Protection
2012 Happy Easter!!
Edge, Class, Clash, And Flight
The Value Of Bureaucracies
2011 Logic Cuts

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Some books leave us free and some books make us free.
   –  Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are worse crimes than burning books.  One of them is not reading them.
   –  Joseph Brodsky
[Another is not considering what you’ve just read…
My sister has been a teacher for over thirty years and she still loves teaching.  And, yes, she is still passing me books to read.
Happy Birthday to my big sister, Carmen!  Hopefully, there will be many more birthdays (and lessons to help me grow) to come…  Love  ya —  KMAB]
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On This Day In:
2015 Before Debit (And Credit) Cards
2014 Herding Cats
2013 Ooops!
2012 Understand A Great Truth
2011 Start Here…
2010 Random Acts of Vandalism On Easter Weekend…

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Finish each day and be done with it.  You have done what you could.  Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can.  Tomorrow is a new day.  You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
  ―  Ralph Waldo Emerson
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On This Day In:
2014 Impossible To Other Men
2013 Just In Case
2012 Isn’t This Just Pleasant?
2011 No Void In Sight

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