Henry Ward Beecher Quote

The conditions of city life may be made healthy, so far as the physical constitution is concerned; but there is connected with the business of the city so much competition, so much rivalry, so much necessity for industry, that I think it is a perpetual, chronic, wholesale violation of natural law. There are ten men that can succeed in the country, where there is one that can succeed in the city.


Royal Truths (ed. 1866)

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The conditions of city life may be made healthy, so far as the physical constitution is concerned; but there is connected with the business of the...

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The conditions of city life may be made healthy, so far as the physical constitution is concerned; but there is connected with the business of the...

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The conditions of city life may be made healthy, so far as the physical constitution is concerned; but there is connected with the business of the...

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The conditions of city life may be made healthy, so far as the physical constitution is concerned; but there is connected with the business of the...