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Agnes Repplier
(1858-1950) born on
Apr 01
US essayist. She is known for her collections of scholarly essays in "Compromises," 1904.
         
   
F
It is impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind, as it is impossible to force it upon the unreasoning.

R
It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us. It is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of thought.
A
People who cannot recognize a palpable absurdity are very much in the way of civilization.
N
In the stress of modern life, how little room is left for that most comfortable vanity that whispers in our ears that failures are not faults!
K
Like simplicity and candor, and other much-commented qualities, enthusiasm is charming until we meet it face to face, and cannot escape from its charm.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Times and Tendencies," 1931.
R: "Compromises, The Luxury of Conversation," 1904.
A: "In Pursuit of Laughter," 1936.
N: "Books and Men," "On the Benefits of Superstition," 1888.
K: "Americans & Others," 1912.
   


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