Quotation by Jane Rule

Human beings tolerate what they understand they have to tolerate.
Jane Rule (b. 1931), Canadian fiction writer and essayist; born in the U. S... Outlander, part 2, essay 6 (1981).

Rule, a lesbian, was living with her lover of twenty-three years in a small Canadian community on a "cranky little island" where people were forced to depend on the help of one another.
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