Point of interest

20th January 2012 at 00:00

Here's to a fresh start

"Every man should be born again on the first day of January. Start with a fresh page. Take up one hole more in the buckle if necessary, or let down one, according to circumstances; but on the first of January let every man gird himself once more, with his face to the front, and take no interest in the things that were and are past."

Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887), American clergyman, social reformer and abolitionist.

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