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Monday's special

Posted by Claudia Moser on 11:20 AM in ,

“Sometimes our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter. Who would think that those branches would turn green again and blossom, but we hope it, we know it.”
 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


“Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.”
 Victor Hugo


“For the unlearned, old age is winter; for the learned it is the season of the harvest.”
 The Talmud


“In the depths of winter I finally learned there was in me an invincible summer”
 Albert Camus


“Adversity draws men together and produces beauty and harmony in life's relationships, just as the cold of winter produces ice-flowers on the window-panes, which vanish with the warmth.”
 Soren Kierkegaard





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7 Comments


@Izdiher - thanks!


great collection of quotes


What lovely quotes you have found for us today Claudia. I really enjoyed them. Thank yOU!


Have a lovely last week of November Claudia x


So very true have a lovely week


@Adam - thank you!
@Diane - happy you did enjoy them!
@Saskia - you too my dear!
@Inge - thanks!

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