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She had a womanly instinct tha...

She had a womanly instinct that clothes possess an influence more powerful over many than the worth of character or the magic of manners.

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"Please, sir, is this Plumfiel...

"Please, sir, is this Plumfield?" asked a ragged boy of the man
who opened the great gate at which the omnibus left him.

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Father asked us what was God's...

Father asked us what was God's noblest work. Anna said men, but I said babies. Men are often bad, but babies never are.

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Rome took all the vanity out o...

Rome took all the vanity out of me; for after seeing the wonders there, I felt too insignificant to live, and gave up all my foolish hopes in despair.

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It takes people a long time to...

It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.

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Let my name stand among those ...

Let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth's sake, and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won.

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People don't have fortunes lef...

People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays; men have to work and women to marry for money. It's a dreadfully unjust world.

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My occupation is solely that o...

My occupation is solely that of a painter.
No one can argue with pictures
(re descriptions in Uncle Tom's Cabin).

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Far away there in the sunshine...

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

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Father asked us what was God's...

Father asked us what was God's noblest work. Anna said men, but I said babies. Men are often bad; babies never are.

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Money is the root of all evil,...

Money is the root of all evil, and yet it is such a useful root that we cannot get on without it any more than we can without potatoes

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