Beatrice Webb Quote

If a weakly mortal is to do anything in the world besides eat the bread thereof, there must be a determined subordination of the whole nature to the one aim no trifling with time, which is passing, with strength which is only too limited.


The Diary of Beatrice Webb: Glitter Around and Darkness Within, 1873-1892 (ed. Belknap Press, 1982)

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If a weakly mortal is to do anything in the world besides eat the bread thereof, there must be a determined subordination of the whole nature to the...

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If a weakly mortal is to do anything in the world besides eat the bread thereof, there must be a determined subordination of the whole nature to the...

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If a weakly mortal is to do anything in the world besides eat the bread thereof, there must be a determined subordination of the whole nature to the...

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If a weakly mortal is to do anything in the world besides eat the bread thereof, there must be a determined subordination of the whole nature to the...