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Selections from Gaylon’s personal quotebook! Plus exciting commentary from Gaylon

The Thought for the Day – Francis Bacon

But men must know that in this theatre of man’s life it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers on. -Francis Bacon Francis Bacon has been quoted here before. He flourished in late 16th and early 17th … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Slavery and Forward Thinking

Joseph Fossett spent ten years at his anvil and forge earning the money to buy back is wife and children. Others might be content with what was; he could think only in terms of what should be. – Henry Wiencek, … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – John F Kennedy

Nothing is more powerful than an individual acting out of his conscience, thus helping to bring the collective conscience to life. – John F Kennedy John F Kennedy was always a great believer in the human spirit. No further proof … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Gerald Ford

Government will continue to be about as good as concerned and conscientious citizens make it.  – Gerald Ford Gerald Ford was the 38th president of the United States, taking over during one of our most difficult times, following the resignation … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Robert Penn Warren

What is man but his passion? – Robert Penn Warren Robert Penn Warren (1905-89) was an American poet and writer and was the poet laureate for the Library of Congress in 1944 and earned three Pulitzer Prizes, one for fiction … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Alexandre Dumas

Thus Dantes who, three months previously, had desired nothing more than liberty, was no longer satisfied with that alone and aspired after riches. – Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo Alexander Dumas and The Count of Monte Cristo certainly … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Chuck Baldwin

In our desire to have government become our benefactor and sustainer, we have allowed it to become our taskmaster and overlord. As a result, we have become little more than well-fed, well-entertained slaves to the state. Freedom, as envisioned by … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Charles Bukowski

I closed my eyes and listened to the waves. Thousands of fish out there, eating each other. Endless mouths and assholes swallowing and shitting. The whole earth was nothing but mouths and assholes swallowing and shitting and fucking. – Charles … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Louis L’Amour

Riches are a claim to distinction for those who have no other right to it. Ancestry is most important to those who have done nothing themselves. – Louis L’Amour, The Walking Drum Louis L’Amour probably does not need an introduction; … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Gore Vidal and King Xerxes

He too, was greedy – for honor. By allowing his ruling passion avarice to be overruled by love of glory, he destroyed himself. It is always a mistake to act out of character. – Gore Vidal, Creation For our money Creation … Continue reading

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