Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart. —Henry Clay

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Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart.

HENRY CLAY

politician, orator

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Anonymous AUGUST 17, 2018
Doing small things for someone are the most appreciated, always. So true.


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