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    In very truth it is the unattained which gives zest to the commonplace and brims the cup of our daily life with keenest joy.

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  2. 9

    Let every birthday be a festival, a time when the gladness of the house finds expression in flowers, in gifts, in a little fête. Never should a birthday be passed over without note, or as if it were a common day, never should it cease to be a garlanded milestone in the road of life.

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  3. 8

    At Christmas-tide the open hand Scatters its bounty o'er sea and land, And none are left to grieve alone, For Love is heaven and claims its own.

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  4. 7

    I thank you, God, in Heaven, for friends.

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  5. 6

    I think that the Almighty gave springtime to a tired world so that its peoples might know rest. I think that He gave it to a troubled world so that the world's inhabitants might find peace. I think He gave it to a discouraged world so that hope and faith might be reborn!

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    Never yet was a springtime, when the buds forgot to bloom.

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    Kindness is the truest wisdom of life and we cannot go far without it.

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    Our daughters are the most precious of our treasures, the dearest possessions of our homes and the objects of our most watchful love.

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    Spring is beautiful, and summer is perfect for vacations, but autumn brings a longing to get away from the unreal things of life, out into the forest at night with a campfire and the rustling leaves.

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    In the whole round of human affairs little is so fatal to peace as misunderstanding.

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  11. Last Update: 18 May 2022

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