The Winds and the Waves

We must make the best of those ills which cannot be avoided. ~ Alexander Hamilton As a small business owner and manager, I am faced with daily challenges that test my mettle, patience and resolve. Not a day goes by where I am free of the necessity of making decisions that affect the lives of …

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Love all, trust a few, do wrong to no one.

I think that we may safely trust a good deal more than we do. We may waive just so much care of ourselves as we honestly bestow elsewhere. ~ Henry David Thoreau Who do you trust? I mean, who do you really trust, with your life? My guess is that you have a short list …

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The Finer things in Life

On Fields O'er which the Reaper's Hand has Passed by Henry David Thoreau On fields o'er which the reaper's hand has pass'd Lit by the harvest moon and autumn sun, My thoughts like stubble floating in the wind And of such fineness as October airs, There after harvest could I glean my life A richer …

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Epitaph on the World

Epitaph on the World by Henry David Thoreau Here lies the body of this world, Whose soul alas to hell is hurled. This golden youth long since was past, Its silver manhood went as fast, An iron age drew on at last; 'Tis vain its character to tell, The several fates which it befell, What year …

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Honor and Life

"Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life." ~ William Shakespeare I daresay this morning that virtually every unpleasant element aspect of the human condition came into being through the words and actions of men and women who held their lives more dear than their honor. …

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