Monday, December 15, 2008

My Christmas Tree: Sentences & Moral Epigrams.

Those who apply themselves too closely to little things, such as purchasing Christmas candles, a Christmas wreath, and butter for all the Christmas baking-to-come, often become incapable of great things, such as buying an actual Christmas tree.

We have not enough strength to follow all our inclinations to buy a Christmas tree.

If we had a Christmas tree we should not complain of the Christmas fervor of others, including their Christmas trees.

If we had no faults, such as the procrastination of buying a Christmas tree, we should not take so much pleasure in noting the faults of others, such as, I don't know, what Christmas-related folly have you committed?

(via La Rochefoucauld)


  1. O Christmas Tree, O Christmas tree,
    Thy leaves are green forever.
    O Christmas Tree, O Christmas tree,
    Thy beauty leaves thee never.
    Thy leaves are green in summer's prime,
    Thy leaves are green at Christmas time.
    O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
    Thy leaves are green forever.
    Love you!
    remember you love me..

  2. I have not purchased any candles and I'm not done with my shopping. And I need to make more cookies. But I don't fault you for not buying stuff, like trees and wreaths. Maybe you should stay inside and drink tea...

  3. Tree. GET IT. You'll be glad you did. I have not yet bought my husband a thing. Anything.



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