Sunday, June 14, 2020

Sunday Sermonette

One thing you come to realize is that there is little correlation between happiness and any material reason for it.


~~ Robert Brault

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  1. My favorite quote of yours is: "Enjoy the little things in life for one day you may look back and realize that they were the big things". I think this is fundamental wisdom. It should be teached in kindergartens, in primary schools, in high schools, in colleges and universities. A few years ago I came across this quote. Before that my favorite quote was from the German writer Theodor Fontane. It is pretty similar. It goes like this: "Immer die kleinen Freuden aufpicken bis das grosse Gl├╝ck kommt und wenn es nicht kommt, hat man wenigstens die kleinen Freuden gehabt." Your quote is even better. Keep up the good work!

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    1. Thank you, my friend. Herr Fontane's quote comes at it from a slightly different angle -- noting that if you enjoy the little things then you will have gotten happiness out of life even if your more grandiose hopes and dreams are never realized.

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