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Thought for the Day – May 22nd


Beecher, Henry Ward. Lectures to Young Men: On Various Important Subjects (1860), pg 115
SEE: http://books.google.com/books/about/Lectures_to_young_men.html?id=h1wAAAAAMAAJ
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Ward_Beecher


Thought for the Day – May 6th


“En wie gelukkig is, zal ook anderen gelukkig maken, wie moed en vertrouwen heeft, zal nooit in de ellende ondergaan!”
Frank, Anne. The Diary of Anne Frank. Netherlands: Maple Press, 2011.
(12 June 1942 – 1 August 1944)
Entry dated: 7 March 1944
SEE (English): http://books.google.com/books?id=tgnUAiIWBGAC
SEE (Dutch): http://books.google.com/books?id=J_UPAQAAIAAJ
SEE (Dutch): http://www.dbnl.org/tekst/fran034acht01_01/fran034acht01_01_0113.php
WEB PRESENCE: http://www.annefrank.org/
WEB PRESENCE: http://annefrank.com/
NOTE: Anne wrote the diary from 12 June 1942 to 1 August 1944. The hiding place was betrayed and they were discovered on 4 August 1944. Anne died in the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp (northern Germany) in early March 1945 from typhoid.
For more information on Jewish diaries: http://act.ushmm.org/content/diaries?source=20100908diaries&utm_medium=email&utm_source=ushmm&utm_campaign=20100908diaries

Thought for the Day – April 11th


Stowe, Harriet Beecher. Old Town Folks. Riverside Press. Cambridge, MA. 1869. Ch. 39, p. 132
SEE: http://books.google.com/books?id=uuWt9iyaX_AC
FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/HarrietBeecherStowe
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SEE ALSO: http://www.harrietbeecherstowecenter.org/