Harriet Beecher Stowe Quote

Everyone confesses in the abstract that exertion which brings out all the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us all; but practically most people do all they can to get rid of it, and as a general rule nobody does much more than circumstances drive them to do.


"The Lady Who Does Her Own Work" in The Atlantic Monthly (1864).

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Everyone confesses in the abstract that exertion which brings out all the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us all; but practically most...

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Everyone confesses in the abstract that exertion which brings out all the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us all; but practically most...

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Everyone confesses in the abstract that exertion which brings out all the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us all; but practically most...

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Everyone confesses in the abstract that exertion which brings out all the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us all; but practically most...