I say to myself that I shall try to make my life like an open fireplace, so that people may be warmed and cheered by it and so go out themselves to warm and cheer. —George Matthew Adams

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I say to myself that I shall try to make my life like an open fireplace, so that people may be warmed and cheered by it and so go out themselves to warm and cheer.

GEORGE MATTHEW ADAMS

American newspaper columnist

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Anonymous DECEMBER 17, 2018
Beautiful quote

sally from tx DECEMBER 5, 2018
One of my favorite quotes


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