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Nathaniel Hawthorne Quotes: A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
         

A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.


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Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.



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Happiness is not found in things you possess, but in what you have the courage to release.



No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.

No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.



Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.



The thing you set your mind on is the thing you ultimately become.

The thing you set your mind on is the thing you ultimately become.



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Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature.




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We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.



In the depths of every heart there is a tomb and a dungeon, though the lights, the music, and the revelry above may cause us to forget their existence.

In the depths of every heart there is a tomb and a dungeon, though the lights, the music, and the revelry above may cause us to forget their existence.





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