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Quotation by Jane Addams
... life cannot be administered by definite rules and regulations; that wisdom to deal with a man's difficulties comes only through some knowledge of his life and habits as a whole ...
Jane Addams (1860–1935), U.S. social worker and social reformer. Twenty Years at Hull-House, ch. 8 (1910).
Addams was the founding director of Hull-House, a pioneer "settlement house" in a poor, largely immigrant, Chicago neighborhood.
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