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As for pictures and museums, t...

As for pictures and museums, that don't trouble me. The worst of going abroad is that you've always got to look at things of that sort. To have to do it at home would be beyond a joke.

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It has been my fate in a long ...

It has been my fate in a long life of production to be credited chiefly with the equivocal virtue of industry, a quality so excellent in morals, so little satisfactory in art.

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... up to this date, I have ne...

... up to this date, I have never been shut up in a separate room, or hedged off with any observances. My study, all the study I have attained to, is the little 2nd drawing room where all the (feminine) life of the house goes on; and I don't think I have ever had two hours undisturbed (except at night, when everybody is in bed) during my whole literary life.

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It is often easier to justify ...

It is often easier to justify one's self to others than to respond to the secret doubts that arise in one's own bosom.

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I scarcely remember any writer...

I scarcely remember any writer who has ever ventured to say that the half of the work of the world is actually accomplished by women; and very few husbands who would be otherwise than greatly startled and amazed, if not indignant, if not derisive, at the suggestion of such an idea as that the work of their wives was equal to their own.

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there are some people who neve...

there are some people who never learn; indeed, few people learn by experience, so far as I have ever seen.

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Against the long years when fa...

Against the long years when family bonds make up all that is happiest in life, there must always be reckoned those moments of agitation and revolution, during which the bosom of a family is the most unrestful and disturbing place in existence ...

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every generation has a conceit...

every generation has a conceit of itself which elevates it, in its own opinion, above that which comes after it.

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Terror of being found out is n...

Terror of being found out is not always a preservative, it sometimes hurries on the act which it ought to prevent ...

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laughing is not the first expr...

laughing is not the first expression of joy. ... A person laughs in idleness, for fun, not for joy. Joy has nothing, nothing but the old way of tears ...

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