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TODAY'S MYSTERY QUOTE




QUOTE: "If you have health, you probably will be happy, and if you have health and happiness, you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want."

HINT: (1856-1915), American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher, influential exponent of the Arts and Crafts movement and famous for his essay A Message to Garcia.

RANDOM TIDBITS


The average adult heart beats 72 times a minute; 100,000 times a day; 3,600,000 times a year; and 2.5 billion times during a lifetime.

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Every day, the heart creates enough energy to drive a truck 20 miles. In a lifetime, that is equivalent to driving to the moon and back.

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The “thump-thump” of a heartbeat is the sound made by the four valves of the heart closing.

The right atrium holds about 3.5 tablespoons of blood. The right ventricle holds slightly more than a quarter cup of blood. The left atrium holds the same amount of blood as the right, but its walls are three times thicker.

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French physician Rene Laennec (1781-1826) invented the stethoscope when he felt it was inappropriate to place his ear on his large-buxomed female patients' chests.

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A woman’s heart typically beats faster than a man’s. The heart of an average man beats approximately 70 times a minute, whereas the average woman has a heart rate of 78 per minute.

QUOTE: "If you have health, you probably will be happy, and if you have health and happiness, you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want."

ANSWER: Elbert Hubbard.

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