Quotes by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

American author, feminist and intellectual

Alive from: 1844-1911

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    A great idea is usually original to more than one discoverer. Great ideas come when the world needs them. Great ideas surround the world's ignorance and press for admission.
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    Happiness must be cultivated. It is like character. It is not a thing to be safely let alone for a moment, or it will run to weeds.
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    It is not the straining for great things that is most effective; it is the doing the little things, the common duties, a little better and better.
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    What an immense power over the life is the power of possessing distinct aims. The voice, the dress, the look, the very motion of a person, define and alter when he or she begins to live for a reason.
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    Who originated that most exquisite of inquisitions, the condolence system?
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