Elizabeth Stuart Phelps quotes

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Out of my discomforts, which were small enough, grew one thing for which I have all my life been grateful--the formation of fixed ...
Write, if you must; not otherwise. Do not write, if you can earn a fair living at teaching or dressmaking, at electricity or hod-c ...
A literary woman's best critic is her husband ...
It is in the comprehension of the physically disabled, or disordered ... that we are behind our age.... sympathy as a fine art is ...
Truth, like climate, is common property ...
The distractions, the exhaustions, the savage noises, the demands of town life, are, for me, mortal enemies to thought, to sleep, ...
... when one reflects on the books one never has written, and never may, though their schedules lie in the beautiful chirography w ...
I believe in women; and in their right to their own best possibilities in every department of life. I believe that the methods of ...
... it seems to have been my luck to stumble into various forms of progress, to which I have been of the smallest possible use; ye ...
... life is moral responsibility. Life is several other things, we do not deny. It is beauty, it is joy, it is tragedy, it is come ...
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