Nathaniel Hawthorne Quote

It is remarkable, that persons who speculate the most boldly often conform with the most perfect quietude to the external regulations of society. The thoughts alone suffice them, without investing itself in the flesh and blood of action.


The Scarlet Letter (1850)

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It is remarkable, that persons who speculate the most boldly often conform with the most perfect quietude to the external regulations of society. The ...

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It is remarkable, that persons who speculate the most boldly often conform with the most perfect quietude to the external regulations of society. The ...

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It is remarkable, that persons who speculate the most boldly often conform with the most perfect quietude to the external regulations of society. The ...

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It is remarkable, that persons who speculate the most boldly often conform with the most perfect quietude to the external regulations of society. The ...