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Top 93 Quotes About Blight

#1. This is what is so powerful about the Word of God. No matter how often we read it, we receive something fresh and new each time. - Author: Wendy Blight
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#2. There's a curse on me as there's a curse on the Larkin name. The curse comes back, again and again, to taunt me! Ronan! Kilty! Tomas! And now me! What are the Irish among men? Are we lepers? Are we a blight? Will there ever be an end to our tears? - Author: Leon Uris
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#3. It's hard to believe that, in the 1970's, America was virtually hunger-free. During the past two decades, we have allowed hunger to attack our most precious resource, our children. We must reinstate and strengthen programs to eliminate this blight on our society. - Author: Kurtwood Smith
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#4. Most people on earth are poor. Most places are blighted and nothing will stop the blight getting worse. Travel gives you glimpses of the past and the future, your own and other people's. - Author: Paul Theroux
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#5. Sadly, sadly, the sun rose; it rose upon no sadder sight than the man of good abilities and good emotions, incapable of their directed exercise, incapable of his own help and his own happiness, sensible of the blight on him, and resigning himself to let it eat him away. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#6. Environmental pollution is a blight on people's quality of life and a trouble that weighs on their hearts. - Author: Li Keqiang
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#7. For a long time thereafter I stared almost steadily at the bright and ostentatious VERIZON sign on top of one of the tallest buildings - the only branded skyscraper in Manhattan, a fucking blight marring the skyline - and I thought, Why couldn't those cunts have flown into that building? - Author: Joshua Ferris
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#8. I thought about how stupid it is, that all of us are born destined to desire somebody else, though desire brings with it such disappointment and pain. Humankind's history must be scored bloody with heartbreak. This hankering for affection is a blight upon us. - Author: Sonya Hartnett
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#9. Oh for a tongue to curse the slave Whose treason, like a deadly blight, Comes o'er the councils of the brave, And blasts them in their hour of might! - Author: Charles Lamb
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#10. How could human civilization decline so far, yet seem so normal in many respects? And is it scientifically possible that a blight could wipe out all edible - Author: Kip S. Thorne
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#11. Textbooks, it seems to me, are enemies of education, instruments for promoting dogmatism and trivial learning. They may save the teacher some trouble, but the trouble they inflict on the minds of students is a blight and a curse. - Author: Neil Postman
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#12. The digital apocalypse continues to blight the lives of television producers, music-industry executives and newspaper publishers, all of whom are scrambling to figure out how to reconfigure their business models in such a way as to allow them to make an honest buck. - Author: Terry Teachout
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#13. Do not get discouraged if you feel He is not answering your questions or speaking to your situation. He will. Trust Him in the wait. He is at work. - Author: Wendy Blight
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#14. We are naive and moralistic women. We are human beings who find politics a blight upon the human condition. And do not know how one copes with it except through politics. - Author: Kate Millett
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#15. Are some free fonts a gift to humanity rather than a blight on typographic civilization ? - Author: Ellen Lupton
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#16. Everywhere the fatal spirit of imitation, of reference to European standards, penetrates and threatens to blight whatever of original growth might adorn the soil. - Author: Margaret Fuller
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#17. Modern literature is a north-east wind
a blight of the human soul. I take credit to myself for having helped to make it so. The way to produce fine fruit is to blight the flower. You call this a paradox. Marry, so be it. - Author: Thomas Love Peacock
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#18. God alone knows exactly what you and I must endure in order to form His character in us. It is in our trials that God refines us and removes our impurities. Like refined gold, when we pass through our trials, people will see His perfect reflection in us. - Author: Wendy Blight
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#19. Grace does not depend on what we have done, but on what God has done for us. - Author: Wendy Blight
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#20. We can choose to make "faith-filled" choices, or we can choose to make "faith-less" choices. - Author: Wendy Blight
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#21. Lord, confound this surly sister, blight her brow with blotch and blister, cramp her larynx, lung and liver, in her guts a galling give her. - Author: John Millington Synge
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#22. Over the whole earth- this infinitely small globe that possesses all we know of sunshine and bird song- an unfamiliar blight is creeping: man- man, who has become at last a planetary disease and who would, if his technology yet permitted, pass this infection to another star. - Author: Loren Eiseley
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#23. Humans have grown like a cancer. We're the biggest blight on the face of the earth. - Author: Ingrid Newkirk
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#24. And what if thou, sweet May, hast known
Mishap by worm and blight;
If expectations newly blown
Have perished in thy sight;
If loves and joys, while up they sprung,
Were caught as in a snare;
Such is the lot of all the young,
However bright and fair. - Author: William Wordsworth
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#25. Abiding and obeying gives our lives purpose because it is in the midst of these activities that God works in and through us to do His work. - Author: Wendy Blight
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#26. We need to protect our wilderness areas and national parks. Everywhere you travel, you see blight, denuded mountains, logging. If people know what's going on, they'll become activists to safeguard those places. - Author: Christie Brinkley
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#27. One promise of which we can be certain ... when we respond to trials with faith and trust, God will use our suffering for good, and it will point people to God and bring glory to Him. - Author: Wendy Blight
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#28. Standing before him, the blight of idyllic thought and aspiration--rotting souls reproducing like fleas. - Author: Glen R. Krisch
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#29. All things with which we deal preach to us. What is a farm but a mute gospel? The chaff and the wheat, weeds and plants, blight, rain, insects, sun,
it is a sacred emblem from the first furrow of spring to the last stack which the snow of winter overtakes in the fields. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#30. IN A DETECTIVE'S WORLD there was one true blight on society, and it wasn't the master criminal; after all, superpredators were few and far between. It was the media. Sunday - Author: Lisa Gardner
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#31. What makes faith valid is not its subjective strength, but the trustworthiness of its object. - Author: Wendy Blight
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#32. EPITAPH ON AN INFANT Ere Sin could blight or Sorrow fade, Death came with friendly care: The opening Bud to Heaven convey'd, And bade it blossom there. - Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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#33. Travelers describe a tree in the island of Java whose pestiferous exhalations blight every tiny blade of grass within the compass of its shade. So it is with despotism. - Author: Giovanni Ruffini
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#34. Emotionally, our faith is often muddled by fear, hesitancy, and doubt. But our feelings become irrelevant when Jesus is the object of our faith - when He alone is the One in whom we trust ... not ourselves, not our emotions, not our abilities ... but Him alone. - Author: Wendy Blight
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#35. Allowing God's Word to work in us requires digesting His Word. But digestion can only occur by first ingesting God's Word. Yes, we must read God's Word. - Author: Wendy Blight
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#36. As the medieval mind blamed God for human suffering, so the modern mind blames 'the system' for the industrial blight and plague of technology. - Author: Jennifer Stone
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#37. Faith looks to God, hopes in God, and believes in His promises, regardless of our actual circumstances. - Author: Wendy Blight
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#38. My life used to be boring. A damnation here, a curse there, with an occasional blight or two to break routine. Now I have Aisling ... She's better than reality TV, Internet porn sites, and the trashloids all put together.' - Jim - Author: Katie MacAlister
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#39. If we can so easily remember catchy lyrics and memorable movie lines, how much more should we seek to remember the precious words of our Lord and Savior? - Author: Wendy Blight
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#40. The blight of office cubes housing lawyers and lobbyists had popped up like chokeweeds in the manicured lawn of the family homestead. - Author: B.V. Lawson
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#41. What exile from himself can flee? To zones, though more and more remote, Still, still pursues, where'er I be, The blight of life
the demon Thought. - Author: Lord Byron
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#42. They burned this neighbourhood down in the early 1900s to prevent the spread of bubonic plague, and it occurs to me that they should consider doing it again, to purge the blight of well-meaning hipsters desperately trying to paint it rainbow - Author: Lauren Beukes
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#43. Grown on a grand scale, sugar spreads its blight on a grand scale and today unemployment and poverty are these islands' permanent guests. - Author: Eduardo Galeano
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#44. America today stands poised on a pinnacle of wealth and power, yet we live in a land of vanishing beauty, of increasing ugliness, of shrinking open space, and of an over-all environment that is diminished daily by pollution and noise and blight. - Author: Stewart Udall
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#45. Gordon Ramsay grew up in a tourist town, Stratford-Upon-Avon, but in a part tourists don't visit - a council estate: a concrete bunker subsidized by the local government, synonymous with deprivation and blight. - Author: Bill Buford
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#46. Increased crime takes a toll on perpetrators as well as victims because they acquire criminal records, which blight their chances of getting a job in the future. - Author: Anonymous
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#47. Charm is the great English blight. It does not exist outside these damp islands. It spots and kills anything it touches. It kills love; it kills art; I greatly fear, my dear Charles, it has killed you. - Author: Evelyn Waugh
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#48. It is no accident that on the whole there was more beauty and decency to be found in the life of the small peoples, and that among the large ones there was more happiness and content in proportion as they had avoided the deadly blight of centralization. - Author: Friedrich August Von Hayek
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#49. Remove them." Stuck in masks - for nearly fifty years. I would have gone mad, would have peeled my skin off my face. "You didn't have a mask as a beast - and neither did your friend." "The blight is cruel like that." Either live as a beast, or live with the mask. "What - what sort of sickness is it? - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#50. I had to take a step of faith and look beyond my circumstances. I had to make a conscious choice to trust Him. - Author: Wendy Blight
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#51. you are poor, rude, immoral, unintelligent, impoverished, bitter, stubborn, and a blight upon your village and my kingdom. - Author: Victoria Aveyard
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#52. Architecture, like dress, is an exercise in good manners, and good manners involve the habit of skillful insincerity - the habit of saying "good morning" to those whose mornings you would rather blight, and of passing the butter to those you would rather starve. - Author: Roger Scruton
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#53. As frost to the bud, and blight to the blossom, even such is self-interest to friendship; for confidence cannot dwell where selfishness is porter at the gate. - Author: Martin Farquhar Tupper
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#54. What a blight that woman is. Do you happen to know why? I lean toward a malignant fairy at her christening. - Author: Mary Ann Shaffer
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#55. Cyphus bears the blue flame. Stercus is in thrall of iron. Ferule chill and dark of eye. Usnea lives in nothing but decay. Grey Dalcenti never speaks. Pale Alenta brings the blight. Last there is the lord of seven: Hated. Hopeless. Sleepless. Sane. Alaxel bears the shadow's hame. - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
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#56. If there is any justice in the world, then eighties rock will never again serve to blight humanity as it did in that dark decade! - Author: Vivian Campbell
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#57. The sanctified body is one whose hands are clean. The stain of dishonesty is not on them, the withering blight of ill-gotten gain has not blistered them, the mark of violence is not found upon them. They have been separated from every occupation that could displease God or injure a fellow-man. - Author: A.B. Simpson
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#58. It is ever so with the things that Men begin: there is a frost in Spring, or a blight in Summer, and they fail of their promise. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#59. Yet few slaveholders seem to be aware of the widespread moral ruin occasioned by this wicked system. Their talk is of blighted cotton crops
not of the blight on their children's souls. - Author: Harriet Jacobs
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#60. Once to every man and nation comes the moment to decide,
In the strife of truth and falsehood, for the good or evil side;
Some great cause, some new decision, offering each bloom or blight,
And the choice goes by forever twixt that darkness and that light. - Author: James Russell Lowell
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#61. The Bible equips us for ministry. And ministry is not limited to pastors, priests, nuns, speakers, authors, and Bible teachers. Ministry is doing God's work wherever He has placed us ... in our home, in our school, in our workplace, in our neighborhood, in our community, and in our world. - Author: Wendy Blight
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#62. Our Christian walk should never be stagnant. The crucial question for us is this: Which direction are we moving? Are we moving forward or are we moving backward? - Author: Wendy Blight
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#63. I think mobile homes are a blight on the planet. Attractive, affordable housing is possible, and I'm out to prove it. - Author: Dan Phillips
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#64. In cities where peace and the arts flourish, men are more consumed by jealousy, worry, and anxiety than they are in cities under the blight of a besieging army. Private sorrows are more bitter than public suffering. - Author: Voltaire
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#65. Tamlin waved his hand, and a hundred candles sprang to life. Whatever Lucien had said about magic being drained and off-kilter thanks to the blight clearly hadn't affected Tamlin as dramatically, or perhaps he'd been far more - Author: Anonymous
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#66. Our lives should not be self-centered and static; rather, they should be others-centered and active, making a difference for the kingdom of God. - Author: Wendy Blight
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#67. The blight of futility that lies in wait for men's speeches had fallen upon our conversation and made it a thing of empty sounds. - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#68. We beg you to save young America from the blight of race prejudice. Do not bind the children within the narrow circles of your own lives. - Author: Charles Hamilton Houston
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#69. John Mitchel's famous declaration that God sent the blight but the English created the Famine. - Author: Tim Pat Coogan
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#70. Blight has descended on our regulatory agencies
and a dry rot, beginning in Washington, is seeping into every corner of America
in the payola mentality, the expense account way of life, the confusion between what is legal and what is right. - Author: John F. Kennedy
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#71. One day when I ventured into the garden to regard its bloom,
My eyes beheld on a bower a withered rose.
When I inquired what had caused the blight,
"My lips for a moment opened in a smile in this garden," it replied. - Author: Musharraf Ali Farooqi
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#72. There are very few things in the world I hate more than Daylight Savings Time. It is the grand lie of time, the scourge of science, the blight on biological understanding. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#73. Kill if you must, but never hate: Man is but grass and hate is blight, The sun will scorch you soon or late, Die wholesome then, since you must fight - Author: Robert Graves
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#74. It happened every single day in Brooklyn: awaken to fresh glory, fall asleep to blight and ruin. - Author: Kate Christensen
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#75. Racism is a blight on the human conscience. The idea that any people can be inferior to another, to the point where those who consider themselves superior define and treat the rest as subhuman, denies the humanity even of those who elevate themselves to the status of gods. - Author: Nelson Mandela
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#76. And yet one carries the sins of his forebears as one carries their features in his face. One bears their blood, and their honor or their blight. - Author: Guillermo Del Toro
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#77. I find those wind turbines around Lake George to be utterly offensive. I think they're just a blight on the landscape. - Author: Joe Hockey
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#78. An ancient predator walks amongst us. He is neither man nor animal. He is the by passer of evolution, a blight on creationism, and the nightmare of man given form. - Author: Robert G. Moons
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#79. There is a middlebrow snobbery in America that praises everything on public television and disdains everything on the commercial networks as a blight. - Author: Henry Fairlie
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#80. Man is always and everywhere a blight on the landscape. - Author: John Muir
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#81. There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire: it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism. - Author: George Eliot
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#82. The critic does his utmost to blight genius in his infancy. - Author: Thomas Love Peacock
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#83. Hide in your heart a bitter thought, Still it has power to blight; Think Love, although you speak it not It gives the world more light. - Author: Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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#84. The better you and I know the Word, the better able we are to live out God's plan for our lives. - Author: Wendy Blight
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#85. To live in darkness is to surrender to madness, to hide behind light is to ignore the blight, walk the road between and your worries will go unseen. - Author: Ryan J Rousseau
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#86. God's Word makes it very clear that the state of our hearts determines the quality of our listening ears. - Author: Wendy Blight
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#87. Life is messy, and God knows that. One of the reasons He gave us the Bible is to equip us to live out our faith in the midst of our messy lives. - Author: Wendy Blight
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#88. I love better to count time from spring to spring; it seems to me far more cheerful to reckon the year by blossoms than by blight. - Author: Donald G. Mitchell
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#89. Might without right makes blight - Author: Agona Apell
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#90. It is the blight man was born for. It is Margaret you mourn for. - Author: Gerard Manley Hopkins
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#91. There is a tale ... It tells of the days when a blight hung over our land. Nothing prospered. Nothing flourished. Not even zucchini would grow. - Author: Cameron Dokey
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#92. Complacency is a blight that saps energy, dulls attitudes, and causes a a drain in the brain. The first symptom is satisfaction with things as they are. The second is rejection of things it as they might be. "Good enough" becomes days today's watchword and tomorrow standard. - Author: Alex And Brett Harris
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#93. The slave child had no thought for the morrow; but there came that blight, which too surely waits on every human being born to be a chattel. - Author: Harriet Ann Jacobs
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