Quotation by Sue Sanders

...when we are going through the aftereffects of a bad jolt in loss of money or pride—and both are closely connected—we should get off to ourselves, make an honest appraisal of our shortcomings, and try to find our weak spots and bolster them up before starting in again. First on the program we should figure out a plan to eat. The money we have lost is a small matter; if we can keep our pride and strong faith in ourselves the battle ahead is half won before we start.
Sue Sanders (1880–?), U.S. oil producer. Our Common Herd, ch. 29 (1940).

On her own since she was eighteen years old and separated from her husband with two babies to support, Sanders had made a modest fortune in oil, lost it all, and regained it.
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