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Copyright © 2014 by Sourcebooks, Inc. Cover and internal design © 2014 by Sourcebooks, Inc. Cover design by Rob Melhuish Sourcebooks and the colophon are registered trademarks of Sourcebooks, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means including information storage and retrieval systems—­except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles or reviews—­without permission in writing from its publisher, Sourcebooks, Inc. Originally published in the United Kingdom in 2013 by Summersdale Publishers Ltd. Published by Sourcebooks, Inc. P.O. Box 4410, Naperville, Illinois 60567-­4410 (630) 961-­3900 Fax: (630) 961-­2168 www.sourcebooks.com Printed and bound in China. LEO 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

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Gratitude is the

memory

of the heart. Jean Massieu

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Blessed are those who give without remembering. And blessed are those who take without forgetting. Bernard Meltzer

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look down

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Never

on anybody

unless you’re helping him up.

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Jesse Jackson

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One can

pay

but one dies forever in debt

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back

the loan of gold, to those who

are kind. Malayan proverb

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Each day comes bearing its own gifts. Untie the ribbons. Ruth Ann Schabacker

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Saying “thank you” creates love.

««« Daphne Rose Kingma

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Being there at the moment is everything. Anonymous

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What this world needs is a new kind of ARmy —the army of the kind. Cleveland Amory

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There is no greater loan than a sympathetic ear. Frank Tyger

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Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity

for a kindness. Seneca

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The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you. John E. Southard

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The greatest gift is a portion of

thyself. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is “thank you,” it will be enough. Meister Eckhart

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A true friend

sees the good in everything, and

brings out the best

in the worst of things. Sasha Azevedo

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I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. G. K. Chesterton

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rare people

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Friends are those who ask how we

F p ar

are and then

wait to hear the

answer.

Ed Cunningham

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A kind word is like a spring day. Russian proverb

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We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.

««« Robert Louis Stevenson

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I would

thank

but for you

my

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you

from the bottom of my heart,

heart has no bottom.

Anonymous

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Simple Truths: Thank You