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Vita Dutton Scudder
“Reality, like beauty, is in relationship and there only.”
“... the suppression of war is not the equivalent of peace.”
“... war to win peace is at best a dangerously illogical method.”
“Luxury, like a minimum wage, is a relationship; it changes as we change.”
“Creation is a better means of self-expression than possession; it is through creating, not possessing, that life is revealed.”
“The worst danger of the mystic is as always a quest of spiritual privilege leading to aloofness from the common lot.”
Vita Dutton Scudder, U.S. social reformer, English literature scholar, writer, educator
(1861 - 1954)