Life is not so short but that there is always time for courtesy. —Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Life is not so short but that there is always time for courtesy.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist

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Joe & Sue from Madre OCTOBER 3, 2016
And again, i say: "Amen!" It is culture, it is how you're supposed to have been raised.

joshua from mtwapa AUGUST 25, 2016
True

RJ from AZ AUGUST 25, 2016
Amen....!

Diana from Greer, SC AUGUST 25, 2016
Love this quote.

Kathy from Port Charlotte AUGUST 25, 2016
Awesome


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