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November
  1. As long as you live, keep learning how to live.
      -- Seneca

  2. You give but a little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of your heart that you truly give.
      -- Kahlil Gibran

  3. It is very easy to forgive others their mistakes; it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.
      -- Jessamyn West

  4. The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.
      -- Thomas Jefferson

  5. Everything else you grow out of, but you never recover from childhood.
      -- Beryl Bainbridge

  6. Respect the child. Be not too much his parent. Trespass not on his solitude.
      -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  7. Nothing is so contagious as example; and we never do any great good or evil which does not produce its like.
      -- La Rochefoucauld

  8. We can do no great things, only small things with great love.
      -- Mother Teresa

  9. The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears.
      -- John Vance Cheney

  10. The trouble with parenthood is that by the time you're experienced you're unemployable.
      -- Anonymous

  11. It is magnificent to grow old, if one keeps young.
      -- Harry Emerson Fosdick

  12. To have striven, to have made an effort, to have been true to certain ideals--this alone is worth the struggle. We are here to add what we can to, not to get what we can from, life
      -- William Osler

  13. You may have tangible wealth untold;
    Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold.
    Richer than I you can never be--
    I had a mother who read to me.
      -- Strickland Gillian

  14. You are younger today than you ever will be again. make use of it.
      -- Anonymous

  15. There is no danger of developing eyestrain from looking on the bright side of things.
      -- Anonymous

  16. Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear great joys.
      -- Christian Bovee

  17. Home is not given, but made.
      -- Anonymous

  18. If you want to be listened to, you should put in time listening.
      -- Marge Piercy

  19. Few delights can equal the presence of one whom we trust utterly.
      -- George MacDonald

  20. Be an opener of doors for such as come afer thee, and do not try to make the universe a blind alley.
      -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  21. Children learn best from example; the trouble is they don't know a good example from a bad one.
      -- Anonymous

  22. Long years you've kept the door ajar
    To greet me, coming from afar.
    Long years in my accustomed place
    I've read my welcome in your face.
      -- Robert Bridges

  23. In matters of style, swim with the current;
    In matters of principle, stand like a rock.
      -- Thomas Jefferson

  24. The past is a guidepost, not a hitching post.
      -- L. Thomas Holcroft

  25. The best smell is bread; the best saver, salt; the best love, that of children.
      -- George Herbert

  26. To me, every hour of the day and night is an unspeakably perfect miracle.
      -- Whalt Whitman

  27. Life is the first gift, love is the second, and understanding the third.
      -- Piercy

  28. Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
      -- Mother Teresa

  29. Home is where the heart is.
      -- Pliny the Elder

  30. When saving for old age, be sure to put away a few pleasant thoughts.
      -- Anonymous


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