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What happiness did poor Mother's studies bring her? It is the melancholy tendency of such studies to separate people from their fr ...
Work is the best of narcotics, providing the patient be strong enough to take it.... I ... dread idleness as if it were Hell.
If a weakly mortal is to do anything in the world besides eat the bread thereof, there must be a determined subordination of the w ...
Renunciation: that is the great fact we all, individuals and classes, have to learn. In trying to avoid it we bring misery to ours ...
At present I feel like a caged animal, bound up by the luxury, comfort and respectability of my position. I can't get the training ...
I shall have the veil withdrawn and be allowed to gaze unblinded on the narrow limits of my own possibilities.
Perhaps I stand now on the eve of a new life, shall watch the sun rise and disappear behind a black cloud extending out into a gre ...
Religion is love; in no case is it logic.
Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things; there is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part, w ...
Martha, your father told me something once, a long time ago, when I first started to work with him: In the war of science, many pe ...
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