Edwin Percy Whipple Quote

The universal line of distinction between the strong and the weak is that one persists; the other hesitates, falters, trifles, and at last collapses or "caves in.


Character and Characteristic Men (ed. 1866)

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The universal line of distinction between the strong and the weak is that one persists; the other hesitates, falters, trifles, and at last collapses...

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The universal line of distinction between the strong and the weak is that one persists; the other hesitates, falters, trifles, and at last collapses...

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The universal line of distinction between the strong and the weak is that one persists; the other hesitates, falters, trifles, and at last collapses...

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The universal line of distinction between the strong and the weak is that one persists; the other hesitates, falters, trifles, and at last collapses...