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Anne Morrow Lindbergh Quotes: Perhaps middle-age is, or should be, a period of shedding shells; the shell of ambition, the shell of material accumulations and possessions, the shell of the ego.
         

Perhaps middle-age is, or should be, a period of shedding shells; the shell of ambition, the shell of material accumulations and possessions, the shell of the ego.


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This page presents the quote "Perhaps middle-age is, or should be, a period of shedding shells; the shell of ambition, the shell of material accumulations and possessions, the shell of the ego.". Author of this quote is Anne Morrow Lindbergh. This quote is about birthday, middle, age, shells, ego, ambition,.