Piet Hein

(December 16, 1905–April 17, 1996 / Copenhagen)

A Word of Encouragement


Stomach-ache can be a curse;
heart-ache may be even worse;
so thank Heaven on your knees
if you've got but one of these.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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  • Ronberge . (7/6/2005 11:08:00 AM)

    Good one!
    Yes, we all should count our blessings.
    Love your humour.

    Amicalement votre
    Ronberge (Report) Reply

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