Quotation by Gertrude Stein

It is natural to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes to that siren until she "allures" us to our death.
Gertrude Stein (1874–1946), U.S. author. (Written 1915). "Possessive Case," As Fine As Melanctha, Yale University Press (1954).
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