Blunders that Lead to Violence

"Seven blunders of the world that lead to violence: wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice, politics without principle." -- Mahatma Gandhi. Learn more about this quote.

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‘But for Fate, We the Fortunate and the Unfortunate…’

"In serving, we recognize a simple but powerful truth, we need each other. And we must care for one another. Today, we do more than celebrate America; we rededicate ourselves to the very idea of America. An idea born in revolution and renewed through two centuries of challenge. An idea tempered by the knowledge that,... Continue Reading →

Political Life Isn’t Natural

"The political mind is the product of men in public life who have been twice spoiled. They have been spoiled with praise and they have been spoiled with abuse. With them, nothing is natural, everything is artificial." -- Calvin Coolidge wrote, after his presidency. (Tip of the hat to New York Times columnist David Brooks for... Continue Reading →

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