Monthly Archives: January 2012

on Scores

“One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.” Plato (424/423 BC – 348/347 BC), Classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, student of Socrates, and founder of the Academy in Athens, … Continue reading

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on Opinions

As someone who is not afraid to give her opinion, you might be surprised to hear me say that I like it when someone else’s opinion differs from mine. Why? Because I believe that if we stifle debate, we merely … Continue reading

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on Kings

On July 4, 1776, a group of American colonists signed a letter of rebellion to the King of England. They wanted the freedom to live their lives as they saw fit and were weary of his constant intrusions into their … Continue reading

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on Education

“A nation under a well regulated government, should permit none to remain uninstructed. It is a monarchical and aristocratical government only that requires ignorance for its support.” Thomas Paine (1737-1809), inventor, author, American Revolutionary, and one of America’s Founding Fathers. … Continue reading

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on Dreams

“Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.”~ Unknown I am a great lover of the written word. As a young girl, more often … Continue reading

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