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Fanny herself (1917)
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She mistook his stolidness for depth, and it was a long time before she realized that his silence was not due to the weight of his thoughts but to the fact that he had nothing to say.
So this was what life did to you, was it? Squeezed you dry, and then cast you aside in your old age, a pulp, a bit of discard. Well, they'd never catch her that way.
There are people who have a penchant for cities — more than that, a talent for them, a gift of sensing them, of feeling their rhythm and pulse beats, as others have a highly developed music sense, or color reaction. It is a thing that cannot be acquired.
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A great deal of talent is lost to the world for the want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves a number of obscure men who have only remained obscure because their timidity has prevented them from making a first effort.
August 15, 1885
April 16, 1968
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