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All zoos are both beguiling and repellent. ~ Thomas French




The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life. ~ William Morris, writer and poet

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The water-lily starts and slides
Upon the level in little puffs of wind,
Tho’ anchor’d to the bottom.
Tennyson—The Princess. IV. L. 236


The federal government has sponsored research that has produced a tomato that is perfect in every respect, except that you can’t eat it. We should make every effort to make sure this disease, often referred to as ‘progress’, doesn’t spread. ~ Andy Rooney


But where, after all, would be the poetry of the sea were there no wild waves? ~ Joshua Slocum


He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion. ~ Agnes Repplier


The sparrow is sorry for the peacock at the burden of its tail. – Amitendranath Tagore


How did it get so late so soon? ~ Dr. Seuss


Flowers… are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out values all the utilities of the world. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1844


Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book. ~ Bill Watterson, The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book