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Thought for the Day – Friday, October 25th, 2013

10-25

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Wolfgang von Goethe, Johann. Die Wahlverwandtschaften. Berlin: J.G. Cottaische Buchhandlung. 1809. Buch 2., Kap 5.
SEE:  http://bit.ly/1aaMQr2
SEE:  http://archive.org/stream/electiveaffiniti00goetuoft/electiveaffiniti00goetuoft_djvu.txt
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BACKGROUND IMAGE: “Freedom.” Luc du Leeuw. Verbrade Brug, Vlaams Brabant, Belgium. December 7, 2007. Accessed on October 24, 2013. http://bit.ly/16wGcKZ
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AUTHOR IMAGE: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe im 80. Lebensjahr. Joseph Karl Stieler. 1828. Oil on canvas. 30.7 × 25.1 in. Neue Pinakothek. Accessed on October 24, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Goethe_%28Stieler_1828%29.jpg
SEE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Wolfgang_von_Goethe
SEE: http://www.zeno.org/Literatur/M/Goethe,+Johann+Wolfgang
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QUOTE FONT: DS Wallau, http://www.ffonts.net/Wallau-Deutsch-Bold.font
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Thought for the Day – September 11th, 2013

09-11

Translation: “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”
Jefferson, Thomas. Thomas Jefferson to James Madison, January 30, 1787. Letter. From Library of Congress, The Thomas Jefferson Papers Series 1. General Correspondence. 1651-1827. http://memory.loc.gov/master/mss/mtj/mtj1/006/1100/1111.jpg (accessed September 9th, 2013).
SEE: http://memory.loc.gov/master/mss/mtj/mtj1/006/1100/1111.jpg
SEE: http://www.monticello.org/site/jefferson/i-prefer-dangerous-freedom-over-peaceful-slavery-quotation
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Thought for the Day – August 21st, 2013

08-21

“pax est tranquilla libertas, servitus postremum malorum omnium, non modo bello sed morte etiam repellendum.”
Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Orations, The Second Philippic. (The Fourteen Orations Against Marcus Antonius). 44 BC, Chap 44, Sect 114
SEE (LATIN): http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:text:1999.02.0021:speech=2:chapter=44&highlight=peace+is+liberty%2C
SEE (ENGLISH): http://oll.libertyfund.org/?option=com_staticxt&staticfile=show.php%3Ftitle=734&chapter=87649&layout=html#a_1999835
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