Thursday, November 25, 2010

Generic Thanksgiving Post

Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed.
- Mark Twain

The proximity of a desirable thing tempts one to overindulgence. On that path lies danger.
-Frank Herbert

Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.

If you cannot avoid overeating at a feast, leave the table and find relief by vomiting.
-The Wisdom of Ben Sira, 2nd Century B.C

The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty.
-Abraham Lincoln

To educate yourself for the feeling of gratitude means to take nothing for granted, but to always seek out and value the kind that will stand behind the action. Nothing that is done for you is a matter of course. Everything originates in a will for the good, which is directed at you. Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude.
-Albert Schweitzer


Anonymous said...

I am thankful to you for making my morning so delicious as I read your blog daily. Owassee Prophecy is a delightful adventure. Tomorrow can't come soon enough!

Happy Thanksgiving from a faithful reader!

GULAHIYI said...

I appreciate that. I'm thankful that a few people derive some enjoyment from all this nonsense.