November 2019, Vol. 38, No. 11

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Quotes and Sayings (November 2019)

posted on November 7, 2019

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“Reflect upon your present blessings — of which every man has many — not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” — Charles Dickens

“There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.” — Charles Dickens

“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” — Jimmy Dean

“To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven.” — Johannes A. Gaertner

“Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.” — Randy Pausch

“How many lessons of faith and beauty we should lose, if there were no winter in our year!” — Thomas Wentworth Higginson

“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.” — Anne Bradstreet

“In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.” — William Blake

“One kind word can warm three winter months.” — Japanese Proverb

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” — Edith Sitwell

“Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won’t make it ‘white.’” — Bing Crosby

“A good conscience is a continual Christmas.” — Benjamin Franklin

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