Friday, September 30, 2011

Quote of the Day (Ralph Waldo Emerson, on Being “Thankful for Small Mercies”)

“I am thankful for small mercies. I compared notes with one of my friends who expects everything of the universe, and is disappointed when anything is less than the best, and I found that I begin at the other extreme, expecting nothing, and am always full of thanks for moderate goods…. If we will take the good we find, asking no questions, we shall have heaping measures.”—Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Experience

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