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Herm in Phoenix

Lynn, Joyeux Noël et bonne année. Thanks for great quotes! That's a "keeper list".

One of my favorite saying is by an author unknown and is . . . . .

"There are good ships. There are wood ships. The ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and they will always be!"

Kind of fits for the holiday season.

Tom Berry

Very clever and a nice idea to be a bit philosophical during these difficult times. It is what we must do.

Joyeux fêtes et bonne année! Pour moi, j’ai une anniversaire importante aussi, un jalon (a milestone): 70 ans le 28 décembre!

Martin Withington

A personal favourite.

“Je me presse de rire de tout, de peur d’être obligé d’en pleurer.


Jane Williamson

We have our bag of quotes too!
A very Happy Christmas to you and Ron.


I will take this sort of “assignment” any day!

Joyeux noêl toute le monde!

Colleen Taylor

This sounds like such a wonderful candy with a special treat inside Lynn. I've not heard of them before. I'm going to search & see if I can find them online. It's not that we need them but it would be such a sweet gift for sweet tooth lovers.
Joyeux Noël


Joyeux Noel et bonne l'annee,dear Lynn ,to you Ron sweet Vino and your family!!
Today's post is wonderful!!Especially love all of these quotes which(sigh),in my younger days I could/would memorize but now have written down for future reference!!
I treated myself this year to a really special gift:I purchased (an additionsl!) copy of Little Bookshop on the Seine from Shakespeare and Co,complete with its stamp inside and a beautiful Emily Dickenson poem ,written on their old typewriter (same vintage as my dear dsd's).
So meaningful and ever so lovely.They are a pleasure to deal with even though they were swamped with orders.

Nancy Armstrong

Thank you, these are wonderful quotes!
Just a comment on a couple of them. For the first one from Ghandi, this is the actual quote in English: “ Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you, but it is most important that you do it.”
And in the Jules Renard one on writing I would just leave out the “to yourself”

Francine Martinie Chough

J’adore les citations philosophiques des papillotes!
Merci et espère être là bas l’an prochain à l’automne.
Joyeuses fêtes de fin d’année et que notre nation ici connaisse une longue période d’indivision !


Here's to lots and lots of chocolate!! (how could I have missed this tradition!? Thanks)
Happy New Year!

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