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Sarah Orne Jewett

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What has made this nation great? Not its heroes but its households.

Sarah Orne Jewett

'Taint't worthwhile to wear a day all out before it comes.

Sarah Orne Jewett

It is the people who can do nothing who find nothing to do, and the secret to happiness in this world is not only to be useful, but to be forever elevating one's uses.

Sarah Orne Jewett

In the life of each of us, I said to myself, 'There is a place remote and islanded, and given to endless regret or secret happiness.'

Sarah Orne Jewett

Tact is, after all, a kind of mind reading.

Sarah Orne Jewett

A harbor, even if it is a little harbor, is a good thing... It takes something from the world, and has something to give in return.

Sarah Orne Jewett