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Wise or Otherwise

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Author: Lydia Leavitt
Published: 1898
Language: English
Wordcount: 8,411 / 34 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.9
LoC Category: PN
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 591
Added to site: 2005.06.15
mnybks.net#: 10591
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Essays, Audiobook
Excerpt

A young face and an old heart are sorry companions, but an old face and a young heart are sorrier still.

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What people will 'say' is the bugbear of small minds.

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Love would cease to exist were it not for the gift of idealizing.

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A fly is but a small thing, yet it can disturb the greatest philosopher.

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Is a new soul created at every birth, or are we merely corpses warmed over?

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Kind words and a sympathetic handclasp have done more to reclaim lost souls than all the tracts ever published.

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A minute is a short duration of time, yet in that interval one may experience the whole gamut of human emotions.

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