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Quotation by Margaret Anderson
Life seems to be an experience in ascending and descending. You think you're beginning to live for a single aim—for self-development, or the discovery of cosmic truths—when all you're really doing is to move from place to place as if devoted primarily to real estate.
Margaret Anderson (1886–1973), U.S. editor and memoirist. The Fiery Fountains, part 1 (1951).
For much of her life, Anderson moved around from city to city and home to home. Among the places where she lived were Chicago, New York, and Paris.
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