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If we were having coffee: Gentle days edition

Morning sparkle.
Morning sparkle.

People think kindness is a soft, weak, submissive influence when in reality is it the most potent, persuasive force in existence.

~ Richelle E. Goodrich

It is wonderful how attractive a gentle, pleasant manner is, and how much it wins hearts.

~ Francis de Sales

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Soft and gentle

A gift from the sky.
A gift from the sky.

A single gentle rain makes the grass many shades greener.  So our prospects brighten on the influx of better thoughts.  We should be blessed if we lived in the present always, and took advantage of every accident that befell us.

~ Henry David Thoreau, Walden, or Life in the Woods

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