QUOTE OF THE DAY

Quote of the Day: Robert Frost on Capitalism

“Then I was certain I had never meant To let him have them. Never show surprise! But thirty dollars seemed so small beside The extent of pasture I should strip, three cents (For that was all they figured out apiece), Three cents so small beside the dollar friends I should be writing to within the hour Would pay in cities […]
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Quote of the Day: Christmas & Charles Dickens

That Christmas when we had recently achieved so much fame; when we had been carried in triumph somewhere, for doing something great and good; when we had won an honoured and ennobled name, and arrived and were received at home in a shower of tears of joy; is it possible that THAT Christmas has not come yet? What Christmas Is […]
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Quote of the Day : Truman Capote & A Christmas Memory

“It’s bad enough in life to do without something YOU want; but confound it, what gets my goat is not being able to give somebody something you want THEM to have.” Truman Capote, A Christmas Memory Origins of the Quote The quote is from Truman Capote’s unforgettable book, published by Random House in 1956. It is a story about a […]
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Quote of the Day: A Gem, Adventure & A Christmas Day

“It’s a bonny thing,” said he. “Just see how it glints and sparkles. Of course, it is a nucleus and focus of crime. Every good stone is. They are the devil’s pet baits.” The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle Origins of the Quote “The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle” is one of the 56 short story cases of Sherlock Holmes. […]
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Quote of the Day: Hans Christen Andersen & The Fir Tree

“In the morning the servants and the housemaid came in. “Now,” thought the fir, “all my splendor is going to begin again.” But they dragged him out of the room and up stairs to the garret, and threw him on the floor, in a dark corner, where no daylight shone, and there they left him. “What does this mean?” thought […]
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Quote of the Day: O. Henry & the the Joy of Giving

“When Della reached home her intoxication gave way a little to prudence and reason.” The Gift of the Magi ,O Henry Origins of the Quote The quote is about the young Della who is vexed about how she will give an appropriate gift to her husband, Jim. She holds Jim in very high regard and doesn’t want to disappoint him. […]
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