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The Gift of the Magi Quotes

Life is made up of sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating.
There was clearly nothing to do but flop down on the shabby little couch and howl.
Life is full of sniffles sobs and smiles. With sniffles predominating.
There was clearly nothing to do but flop down on the shabby little couch and howl. So Della did it. Which instigates the moral reflection that life is made up of sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating.
But in a last word to the wise of these days let it be said that of all who give gifts these two were the wisest. Of all who give and receive gifts, such as they are wisest. Everywhere they are wisest. They are the magi.