A Bit of Wisdom from Alexis de Tocqueville

A Bit of Wisdom from Alexis de Tocqueville

“Democracy extends the sphere of individual freedom, socialism restricts it. Democracy attaches all possible value to each man; socialism makes each man a mere agent, a mere number. Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word: equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and […]

A Bit of Wisdom from George Bernard Shaw

A Bit of Wisdom from George Bernard Shaw

“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ~ George Bernard Shaw 26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950 “People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The […]

A Bit of Wisdom from John Jacob Astor

A Bit of Wisdom from John Jacob Astor

“An ounce of practice is worth a pound of theory.” ~ John Jacob Astor July 17, 1763 – March 29, 1848 “The first hundred thousand – that was hard to get, but afterwards, it was easy to make more.” ~ John Jacob Astor July 17, 1763 – March 29, 1848 “Good habits in America make […]

Elephant Genes Could Hold the Key to Avoiding Cancers

Elephant Genes Could Hold the Key to Avoiding Cancers

Oxford, United Kingdom….Scientists modelling the cancer-suppressing p53 gene identify how the 20 different molecules unique to elephants get activated for increased sensitivity and response against carcinogenic conditions – with implications for cancer treatments in humans. Scientists from seven research institutions including the University of Oxford and the University of Edinburgh have used pioneering bioinformatic modelling […]

A Bit of Wisdom from John Quincy Adams on His Birthday

A Bit of Wisdom from John Quincy Adams on His Birthday

John Quincy Adams was our 6th President and one of the first to be photographed. “Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.” “Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of […]

The Latest from the CDC on Monkeypox

The Latest from the CDC on Monkeypox

Atlanta, GA…On May 18, 2022, a U.S. resident tested positive for monkeypox after returning to the U.S. from Canada. As of May 18, 2022, no additional monkeypox cases have been identified in the U.S. Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are collaborating with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to investigate […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Cesar Chavez on His Birthday

A Bit of Wisdom from Cesar Chavez on His Birthday

“We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community… Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.” ~ Cesar Chavez March 31, 1927 – April 23, 1993

Bruce Willis Stepping Down from Acting at 67 Due to Aphasia

Bruce Willis Stepping Down from Acting at 67 Due to Aphasia

Los Angeles, CA….From his Daughter Rumer Willis on Instagram…”To Bruce’s amazing supporters, as a family we wanted to share that our beloved Bruce has been experiencing some health issues and has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, which is impacting his cognitive abilities. As a result of this and with much consideration Bruce is stepping away […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Vincent van Gogh on his Birthday

A Bit of Wisdom from Vincent van Gogh on his Birthday

“The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.” ~ Vincent van Gogh 30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890 “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” ~ Vincent van Gogh 30 March 1853 – […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Viktor E. Frankl on His Birthday

A Bit of Wisdom from Viktor E. Frankl on His Birthday

“Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone’s task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.”

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