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Helen Hunt Jackson
(1830-1885) born on
Oct 15
US novelist, poet, essayist. She was an activist for Native American rights; wrote "Ramona," 1884.
         
   
F
Now and then one sees a face which has kept its smile pure and undefiled. Such a smile transfigures; such a smile, if the artful but know it, is the greatest weapon a face can have.

R
Words are less needful to sorrow than to joy.
A
Who waits until the wind shall silent keep.
Will never find the ready hour to sow.
N
Wounded vanity knows when it is mortally hurt; and limps off the field, piteous, all disguises thrown away. But pride carries its banner to the last; and fast as it is driven from one field unfurls it in another.
K
Who longest waits most surely wins.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Last Word - A Treasury of Women's Quotes," by Carolyn Warner, 1992.
R: "Ramona," 1884.
A: In "The Book of Positive Quotations," by John Cook, 1997.
N: "Ramona," 1884.
K: In "The Book of Positive Quotations," by John Cook, 1997.
   


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