There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.

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It is never too late to be what you might have been.

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The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand, the angels come to visit us and we only know them when they are gone.

An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.

An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.

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A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other.

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