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Hannah Farnham Lee
“Causes are often disproportioned to effects.”
“Surely we ought to prize those friends on whose principles and opinions we may constantly rely — of whom we may say in all emergencies, 'I know what they would think.'”
“... we learn truth from our enemies.”
“The knowledge of ourselves is a difficult study, and we must be willing to borrow the eyes of our enemies to assist the investigation.”
“A man who accustoms himself to buy superfluities, is often in want of necessaries.”
“Avoid the law — the first loss is generally the least.”
“No people complain so much of selfishness as the selfish.”
“... a good nurse is of more importance than a physician.”
Hannah Farnham Lee, U.S. writer
(1780 - 1865)
Full name: Hannah Farnham Sawyer Lee.