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Benjamin Franklin

Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.

Alexander Pope


On cold December fragrant chaplets blow,
And heavy harvests nod beneath the snow.

William Blake

The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest. 

Sir Walter Scott

November's sky is chill and drear,
November's leaf is red and sear.

P. D. James


It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life. The rich colours of grass and earth were intensified by the mellow light of a sun almost warm enough for spring.

Antoine-François, Abbé Prévost d’Exiles


The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.

Benjamin Franklin

If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed.

Benjamin Franklin

The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness.  You have to catch it yourself. 

Edmund Burke

To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting. 

Jean Paul

Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.

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