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Jane Welsh Carlyle
(1801-1866) born on
Jul 14
Scottish letter writer. She was the wife of Thomas Carlyle known for her letter writing that was not only entertaining but of literary and historical importance.
         
   
F
The only thing that makes one place more attractive to me than another is the quantity of heart I find in it.

R
It is sad and wrong to be so dependent for the life of my life on any human being as I am on you; but I cannot by any force of logic cure myself at this date, when it has become second nature.
A
Blessed be the inventor of photography! It has given more positive pleasure to poor suffering humanity than anything else that has "cast up" in my time -- this art by which even the "poor" can possess themselves of tolerable of their absent dear ones.
N
The surest way to get a thing in this life is to be prepared for doing without it, to the exclusion even of hope.
K
When one has been threatened with a great injustice, one accepts a smaller as a favour.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
R: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
A: Letter, 21 Oct 1859; in "The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle," 1970.
N: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
K: "Letters and Memorials," 1883, entry for 21 Nov 1855.
   


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