October 29, 2014

The Quiet One

Often we tend to pay the most attention to those who are loudest. Don't overlook the quiet one; often we can learn the most from those who speak the least.  



Not all of us are like Beth, but we need to appreciate the Beths of our lives while they are with us.


“There are many Beths in the world, shy and quiet, sitting in corners till needed, and living for others so cheerfully that no one sees the sacrifices till the little cricket on the hearth stops chirping, and the sweet, sunshiny presence vanishes, leaving silence and shadow behind.”
                                                                               ~ from Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott 

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~ Annette
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3 comments:

  1. What a beautiful quote and so true! Pinning and tweeting this because it deserves to be shared. Have a great day Annette!

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  2. Beths are nice people, aren't they?

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  3. I don't know how I missed this! What a great quote that fits with !y question of the week! Thanks for sharing.

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