Monday, February 28, 2022

February Words of Wisdom

His sense of service, intellectual curiosity, and capacity to squeeze fun out of any situation, were all irrepressible. That mischievous, inquiring twinkle was as bright at the end as when I first set eyes on him. --Queen Elizabeth II, speaking of her late husband Prince Phillip (I just thought it was such a lovely thing for her to say, and such a lovely thing for a person to have said about him.)
How much longer are you going to wait to demand the best for yourself? --Epictetus
Every act of beauty is a revolt against the modern world. --Caspar David Friedrich
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. --Jim Ryun 
Of this be sure: You do not find the happy life; you make it. --Thomas S. Monson

If you tell the truth, it becomes a part of your past. If you lie, it becomes a part of your future. --Unknown
When values are clear, decisions are easy. --John Spence 
Virtue liberates; vice enslaves. --Anthony Esolen

Free speech is not just another value. It is the foundation of Western Civilization. --Jordan Peterson

When in the course of human history has the side that's doing the censoring and trying to shut people up and make them show papers and marginalize a part of the community ever been the correct side? --Aaron Rodgers

When the goal of political action is no longer the defense of liberty, no word other than demagoguery can describe the despicable nature of politics. --Ron Paul

Since wealth is the only thing that can cure poverty, you might think that the left would be as obsessed with the creation of wealth as they are with the redistribution of wealth. But you would be wrong. --Thomas Sowell
The blood of the heroes is closer to God than the ink of the philosophers and the prayers of the faithful. --Julius Evola 

Mystery is an intellectual process. But suspense is essentially an emotional process. --Alfred Hitchcock

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. --Henry David Thoreau

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