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Quotes of the Day for 27 November 2003 – Abundance

The richness of the earth and the labor of many hands has resulted in a great abundance for us to enjoy. On this traditional day of feasting, I counsel moderation - Mark Twain may not be right!

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The quotes:

What is called genius is the abundance of life and health.
     - Henry David Thoreau, 1817 - 1862

Not what we have But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance.
     - John Petit-Senn, 1792 - 1870

The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.
     - Marcus Tullius Cicero, 106 - 43 BC

A good conscience is a continual feast.
     - Robert Burton, 1577 - 1640

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away hunger.
     - Saint Basil, 329 - 379

Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
     - Mark Twain, 1835 - 1910

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