Thornton Wilder Quote

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.


As quoted in "The Notation of the Heart" by Edmund Fuller, in The American Scholar Reader (1960) edited by Hiram Hayden and Betsy Saunders.

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Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

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Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

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Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

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Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.