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Margaret Collier Graham
“The mind of the most logical thinker goes so easily from one point to another that it is not hard to mistake motion for progress.”
“Poor people (and by this I mean only those who think less of themselves for having little: the poor in spirit) ...”
“No one has a right to expect anything at Christmas. It should be a day of unexpected and unlooked-for blessings, which drop as the gentle dew from heaven.”
“People need joy quite as much as clothing. Some of them need it far more.”
“The manner of receiving a gift certainly tells as nothing else can the real nature of the recipient.”
“We may not greatly love or enjoy life ourselves but we love the man or woman who loves it; we enjoy the man or woman who enjoys it.”
“Conscience ... is the impulse to do right because it is right, regardless of personal ends.”
Margaret Collier Graham, U.S. writer
(1850 - 1910)