Margaret Collier Graham
Conscience, as I understand it, is the impulse to do right because it is right, regardless of personal ends, and has nothing whatever to do with the ability to distinguish between right and wrong.
If any good results to a man from believing a lie, it certainly comes from the honesty of his belief.
People need joy quite as much as clothing. Some of them need it far more.
The mind of the most logical thinker goes so easily from one point to another that it is not hard to mistake motion for progress.
We are all held in place by the pressure of the crowd around us. We must all lean upon others. Let us see that we lean gracefully and freely acknowledge their support.
American Women Writers
Memorable Quotations: American Women Writers of the Past
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