Just a Girl Lost 2

Just a girl lost~ Here I share bits & pieces of me, in poetry, prose, music & posts from writers who inspire me.


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Would-Be Tyrants Capture Language to Control Thought – Foundation for Economic Education

“How strangely will the Tools of a Tyrant pervert the plain Meaning of Words!’

~ Samuel Adams

Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.”

~ John Milton

If this nation is to be wise as well as strong, if we are to achieve our destiny, then we need more new ideas for more wise men reading more good books in more public libraries. These libraries should be open to all—except the censor. We must know all the facts and hear all the alternatives and listen to all the criticisms. Let us welcome controversial books and controversial authors. For the Bill of Rights is the guardian of our security as well as our liberty.”

[Response to questionnaire in Saturday Review, October 29 1960]
John F. Kennedy

https://fee.org/articles/would-be-tyrants-capture-language-to-control-thought/

Surround yourself with people too afraid to speak, and you left yourself to only your own ideas. That could be disastrous. It was important to have men who would question you and see flaws in your plans, so long as you could control them. It was all about control.”

~ Brandon Sanderson

Today the aggressor is the shepherd of peace, and the beaten and hunted are the troublemakers of the world. What’s more, there are whole races who believe it!” ~Erich Maria Remarque


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A Mother Is

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A mother is

Band-aids & boo boo kisses

Lullabies~eyelash wishes

Homemade brownies after school

Patience~Love~the Golden Rule

A mother is heart and soul

imperfectly perfect

thru and thru

~

Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers

and to all fathers who fill the role

of both mother and father.

You are LoVe! ❤

~

©justagirllost2 ~ Monique