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

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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The Thought for the Day – March 28, 2016

…the ultimate opponent is the warriors own self…To actually overcome one’s own defects is the nature of victory. – Deng Ming Dao, 365 Tao The biggest obstacle to success is oftentimes ourselves. This is because there is a lot to … Continue reading

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The Thought For The Day – Garrison Keillor

…actually it’s more like golf. You’ve got to go out and do it every day and live by the results. – Garrison Keillor, Love Me Garrison Keillor is an American humorist. Like all good humorists he not only makes us … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Trees and Enduring Success and Failure

[Trees] endure…Theirs is the forbearance of being true to their inner natures…Neither bad fortune nor good fortune will alter what they are. We should be the same way. We may have great fortune or bad, but we should patiently bear … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – March 20, 2016

The reader becomes a fellow pioneer with the poet. – Walter Dain The writer/reader relationship is very interesting. The writer creates something from the heart. The reader reads it and gets to know the writer on an utterly unique level … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Evan Thomas

America was the world’s policeman, too materialistic and perhaps even a little lazy, but all in all very much the world’s last, best hope. – Evan Thomas, Ike’s Bluff This book is an excellent chronicle of the Eisenhower presidency, focusing … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – March 17, 2016

All rising to great place is by a winding stair. – Francis Bacon We must be patient. There are a lot of lessons life is willing to teach us if we let it and this one is one if its … Continue reading

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