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“Patience! Patience! Patience is the invention of dullards and sluggards. In a well-regulated world there should be no need of such a thing as patience.”
“The history of one is the history of all.”
“... the heart and the almanac never agree about time ...”
“Every heart has a miracle to pray for. Every life holds that which only a miracle can cure. To prove that there have never been, that there can never be, miracles does not alter the matter. So long as there is something hoped for, — that does not come in the legitimate channel of possible events, — just so long will the miracle be prayed for.”
“... as innocent as waking babies playing with their toes.”
“... so long and so slow had been her descent into poverty that a grandmother was needed to remember her setting out upon the road to it.”
“... they were women of the world, and so dreaded an embarrassment more than they did sin ...”
Grace King, U.S. writer, historian
(1852 - 1932)
Full name: Grace Elizabeth King.