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Fate is never too generous--even to its favorites. Rarely do the gods grant a mortal more than one immortal deed.
Friendship is learned by watching and listening to you. If she sees that your friends are people you like and trust and don't pret ...
The presence of a noble nature, generous in its wishes, ardent in its charity, changes the lights for us: we begin to see things a ...
Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune must contribute her part too; and till both concur, ...
Their manners, speech, dress, friendships,--the freshness and candor of their physiognomy--the picturesque looseness of their carr ...
The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you ...
The reputation of generosity is to be purchased pretty cheap; it does not depend so much upon a man's general expense, as it does ...
With a generous endowment of motherhood provided by legislation, with all laws against voluntary motherhood and education in its m ...
It is, I fear, but a vain show of fulfilling the heathen precept, "Know thyself," and too often leads to a self-estimate which wil ...
They'll see how beautiful I am
And be ashamed--

I, too, am America.
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