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Thought for the Day – June 12th

06-12

Roosevelt, Theodore, “What We Can Expect of the American Boy,” St. Nicholas Magazine, May 1900, p. 571-574.
SEE: http://www.bartleby.com/58/10.html
WEB PRESENCE: http://www.theodore-roosevelt.com/trpresident.html
WEB PRESENCE: http://www.theodoreroosevelt.org/
WEB PRESENCE: https://www.facebook.com/RooseveltAlmanac
WEB PRESENCE: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Theodore-Roosevelt-Association/41852696878

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Thought for the Day – June 7th

06-07

Hobbes, Thomas. Leviathan, 1651. Pt. II, ch. 27.
SEE: http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Leviathan/The_Second_Part#Chapter_XXVII:_Of_Crimes.2C_Excuses.2C_and_Extenuations
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Hobbes
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NOTE:  The comic series “Calvin and Hobbes” is named after the French theologian John Calvin and English philosopher Thomas Hobbes
SEE (Daily Calvin & Hobbes): http://www.gocomics.com/calvinandhobbes/
SEE (C&H fan-created Archives): http://completecalvinhobbes.tripod.com/

Thought for the Day – June 1st

06-01

“ὁ δίκαιος ἀταρακτότατος, ὁ δʼ ἄδικος πλείστης ταραχῆς γήμων.”
Epicurus. Principal Doctrines. 341 – 270 B.C.
Also entitled “Sovereign Maxims”
Translation by Peter Saint-Andre (2008)
SEE (English): http://classics.mit.edu/Epicurus/princdoc.html
SEE (English & Greek): http://www.monadnock.net/epicurus/principal-doctrines.html#n0
SEE (English & Greek): http://lexundria.com/go?q=Epic.+KD+17&v=cf
WEB PRESENCE: http://www.epicurus.net/
WEB PRESENCE: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/epicurus/
WEB PRESENCE: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epicurus
VARIANT:
The just person enjoys. the greatest peace of mind, while the unjust is full of the utmost disquietude.
The just man is most free from disturbance, while the unjust is full of the utmost disturbance.