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Jane Aiken Hodge

  • You have no idea, sir, how difficult it is to be the victim of benevolence.

  • ... it is not given to everyone to shine in adversity.

  • Happiness is transparent. ... That is its virtue.

  • Bad laws make bad customs.

  • Don't say any of it. You'll only be sorry later. Discussing things hardens them, makes them more real than they need to be.

Jane Aiken Hodge, U.S. novelist

(1917 - 2009)