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April 20 - Honor

“Ability without honor has no value.” (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

In Emerson’s time during the 19th century there was a high value placed on the idea that ladies and gentlemen of society did things with honor. 905 more words


Quotes on Nature Beauty

Some of the greatest wisdom regarding the beauty of nature are captured.  The seven inspirational quotes on nature’s beauty are:

Nature is not a place to visit. 157 more words

Amit Ray


“It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.” … 7 more words


“For everything you have missed, 
you have gained something else, 
and for everything you gain, 
you lose something else.” 
Ralph Waldo Emerson


(Beauty)ful Quotes

We love to pontificate about beauty.

Here are some quotes regarding beauty. Let me know which one is your favorite.

1. Love of beauty is taste. 269 more words


238 years ago today

(National Poetry Month, Day 19)

Where were you on this day, 238 years ago?

Yesterday, we read “Paul Revere’s Ride” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Today, we’ll commemorate the battle that took place on today’s date 238 years ago. 147 more words

“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.” … “Character is higher than intellect.

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