Wednesday, October 05, 2005

Common Quotes

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson

The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
—Henry Ward Beecher

Things which restrict the common are to be interpreted rigidly.
—Latin Proverb

The miracles of nature do not seem miracles because they are so common. If no one had ever seen a flower, even a dandelion would be the most startling event in the world.

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