Quote on the Importance of Failure

...failure is often a prerequisite to success. My message to you is not simply that you can succeed despite your failures but that you can succeed because of your failures.”-William Hung, Toastmaster, professional gamer, American Idol participant, and author of Champion by Choice Image by dfbailey at pixabay

Quote on the American Feast

“People hunger for hope.” It’s the reason people sing, pray, play, and celebrate together. We want to create and share the possibility of better. We wish to wallow in a joy-filled life. And whether Americans believe it or not, Hope is the reason immigrants still flock to the United States. Featured image by Brooke Lark… Continue reading Quote on the American Feast

Quote on Slavery of the Mind

While former President Obama and the Democrats agitate for a race war, we should recall two great men who believed character and action determined your way: Image of Booker T. Washington provided by Marina Amaral on Flickr Booker T. Washington, founder of the Tuskegee Institute, and Frederick Douglass, abolitionist, women's rights advocate, and advisor to… Continue reading Quote on Slavery of the Mind

Quote on Government Overreach

"The state has no business telling people what to think. We're a republic. We're supposed to tell our officials what to think. It's totally contrary to our system of government for the government to tell us what we're supposed to do and think."-Jeffrey Tuomala, Liberty University law professor, "Historic Crossroads for Private Education: Boom or… Continue reading Quote on Government Overreach

Quote on Brainwashing

...in a successful manipulation of the mind, the person is no longer saying the opposite of what he thinks, but he thinks the opposite of what is true...specifically, this applies to ideologies."-Erich Fromm in the Afterword of Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell Image by Adrian V on flickr.

Quote on Unfree Thought

What I’m thinking in my head is my personal freedom and my rights. What does it have to do with anyone else? How can others control how my brain cells function?-college student and TikTok video creator Zhou Jianming on the Chinese Communist Party’s efforts to force identical thought on all students Although he was criticizing… Continue reading Quote on Unfree Thought

Quote on Tyranny

"Tyranny: a form of government where all of the powers of government are exercised by one body, which rules for its own sake and not the common good."-study guide for lecture 3 of Hillsdale College Constitution 101 class Inconceivably, the United States and other western countries are getting more restrictive every day. But we can… Continue reading Quote on Tyranny