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Dorothy Day
(1897-1980) born on
Nov 08
US editor, humanitarian, women's rights advocate. She founded the Catholic Workers Movement, 1933.
Tradition! We scarcely know the word anymore. We are afraid to be either proud of our ancestors or ashamed of them. We cling to a bourgeois mediocrity which would make it appear we are all Americans, made in the image and likeness of George Washington.

We have all known the long loneliness and we have learned that the only solution is love and that love comes with community.
I have long since come to believe that people never mean half of what they say, and that it is best to disregard their talk and judge only their actions.
In fact, to this very day, common sense in religion is rare, and we are too often trying to be heroic instead of just ordinarily good and kind.
The best thing to do with the best things in life is to give them up.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Long Loneliness," pt. 1, 1952.
R: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
A: "The Long Loneliness," 1952.
N: "Dorothy Day: A Biography."
K: In "Time," 29 Dec 1975.

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