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1 “The Extraordinary in the Ordinary” Quotes FROM A Gift of Days: The Greatest Words to Live By Author: Stephen Alcorn Atheneum, New York 2009 Quotes FROM A Gift of Days: The Greatest Words to Live By Author: Stephen Alcorn Atheneum, New York 2009

2 uote 1) The Extraordinary in the Ordinary (quote 1) “When you do the common things of life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.” --George Washington Carver ( )

3 The Extraordinary in the Ordinary Quote 2 “It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.” --Laura Ingalls Wilder ( )

4 The Extraordinary in the Ordinary Quote 3 “A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.” --Michelangelo

5 The Extraordinary in the Ordinary Quote 4 “Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” --Nathaniel Hawthorne ( )

6 The Extraordinary in the Ordinary Quote 5 “After I had ridden about ten miles the road went up a steep hill in the forest, turned abruptly, and through the blue gloom of the great pines which rose from the ravine in which the river was then hid, came glimpses of two mountains, about eleven thousand feet in height, whose bald gray summits where crowned with pure snow. It was one of those glorious surprises in scenery which makes one feel as if one must bow down and worship.” --Isabella Byrd

7 The Extraordinary in the Ordinary Quote 6 “What the imagination seizes as beauty must be truth.” --John Keats ( )

8 The Extraordinary in the Ordinary Quote 7 “The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” --Jacques-Yves Cousteau ( ) explorer


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