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Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Let men tremble to win the hand of woman, unless they win along with it the utmost passion of her heart! Else it may be their miserable fortune, when some mightier touch than their own may have awakened all her sensibilities, to be reproached even for the calm content, the marble image of happiness, which they will have imposed upon her as the warm reality." Nathaniel Hawthorne
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"A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon." Nathaniel Hawthorne
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"A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world." Nathaniel Hawthorne
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"Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you." Nathaniel Hawthorne
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"We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest." Nathaniel Hawthorne
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"What we call real estate - the solid ground to build a house on - is the broad foundation on which nearly all the guilt of this world rests." Nathaniel Hawthorne
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"Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them." Nathaniel Hawthorne
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"She and her husband fell asleep with hands tenderly clasped, and awoke, from visions of unearthly radiance, to meet the more blessed light of one another's eyes." Nathaniel Hawthorne
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"Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love." Nathaniel Hawthorne
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"In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvelous and merciful, that the sufferer should never know the intensity of what he endures by its present torture, but chiefly by the pang that rankles after it." Nathaniel Hawthorne
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"The calmer thought is not always the right thought, just as the distant view is not always the truest view" Nathaniel Hawthorne
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"Man's own youth is the world's youth; at least he feels as if it were, and imagines that the earth's granite substance is something not yet hardened, and which he can mould into whatever shape he likes." Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Birth: 1929-05-04 Death: 1993-01-20

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