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Quotation by Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards
Work is a sovereign remedy for all ills, and a man who loves to work will never be unhappy.
Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911), U.S. chemist and educator. As quoted in The Life of Ellen H. Richards, ch. 3, by Caroline L. Hunt (1912).
Written in an April 10, 1869, letter to her parents when she was a student at Vassar College.
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