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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Greetings Infomaniacs,

I love today's quote. It is too easy to live with regret and we need to remind ourselves regularly that while regret is unavoidable and sometimes helpful in keeping us from making the same mistakes, we can't let it run our lives.

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it comes to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh."

HINT: (1817 - 1862) was an American essayist, poet, and naturalist.

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it comes to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh."

ANSWER: Henry David Thoreau

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