Monthly Archives: April 2012

on Thorns

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” Abraham Lincoln Is there anything in your life that you wish were just not so? Something that if removed, you think would make your life … Continue reading

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on Homesteads

“An allusion has been made to the Homestead Law. I think it worthy of consideration, and that the wild lands of the country should be distributed so that every man should have the means and opportunity of benefitting his condition.” … Continue reading

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on Separation

“But what is government itself, but the greatest of all reflections on human nature? If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary. In … Continue reading

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on Mobs

“Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the phrase ‘mob or riotous assemblage,’ when used in this act, shall mean an assemblage composed of three or more … Continue reading

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on Quilts

“You have to choose your combinations carefully. The right choices will enhance your quilt. The wrong choices will dull the colors and hide their original beauty. There are no rules you can follow. You have to go by instinct and … Continue reading

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