Friday, December 30, 2022

December Words of Wisdom

There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children. --Nelson Mandela
You cannot think yourself to right action, you have to act your way to right thinking. --David Milch 

Devotion to the truth is the hallmark of morality, there is no greater, nobler, more heroic form of devotion than the act of a man who assumes the responsibility of thinking. --Ayn Rand

Believe in your heart that you're meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic, and miracles. --Roy T. Bennett
I wish for days that you wake up and the weight of the world feels light. Days when laughter makes your belly hurt and kind people touch your soul. --Mona Lee
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. --Buddha

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult. --Seneca
Only individuals can learn. Only individuals can think creatively. Only individuals can cooperate. Only individuals can combat statism. --Leonard Reed 

Victimhood is an organizing principle for socialism. It divides the world into oppressors and the oppressed. --Jennifer Grossman
I've learned that very often the most intolerant and narrow-minded people are the ones who congratulate themselves on their tolerance and open-mindedness. --Christopher Hitchens

Abraham Lincoln once asked an audience how many legs a dog has if you count the tail as a leg. When they answered five, Lincoln told them the answer was four. The fact that you called the tail a leg does not make it a leg. --Thomas Sowell
When any nation mistrusts its citizens with guns, it is sending a clear message. It no longer trusts its citizens because such a government has evil plans. -George Washington

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