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“Determination, however, can take the place of patience, if earnestly applied.”
“Life goes on after sorrow, in spite of sorrow, as a defense against sorrow.”
“Recovery from illness often seems like beginning life all over again.”
“War seems a perfectly impossible thing, even when it can be seen coming nearer and nearer.”
Cornelia Meigs, U.S. writer, educator, children's literature historian
(1884 - 1973)
Full name: Cornelia Lynde Meigs.