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Mrs. A.D.T. Whitney

  • [On thoughts:] You can't hinder 'em, any more than you can the birds that fly in the air; but you need n't let 'em light and make a nest in your hair.

Mrs. A.D.T. Whitney, U.S. writer

(1824 - 1906)

Full name: Adeline Dutton Train Whitney.