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“... I thought of what might be, if only the people who have too much money would help those who have too little!”
“Were all the pleasures in the world, even pure air, made solely for the rich? I think it is immoral — it is horrible! — that one man may own twenty millions of money, and another has to commit a crime to keep the life in his miserable body. And if I were wealthy, I'd be a spendthrift! It's the spendthrifts who are the real friends of the poor. Some of their money filters through to the very lowest classes ...”
“... real beauty is never vain.”
“... without health to enjoy love, and love to enjoy wealth, is not all vanity?”
“Blessed are those who know nothing, and diligently spread the same.”
“... it is always the men we won't allow to make love to us, who take our characters away.”
“... for true happiness, sane enjoyment, you must look to the country, not town. Only you want one true heart beside you with which to enjoy it!”
“... if you men only knew how we love a man who can be just a woman to us sometimes!”
Helen Mathers, English novelist
(1853 - 1920)
Full name: Ellen Buckingham Mathers Reeves.