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    One must eliminate the traditional and cling to the essential.
    Alice Foote MacDougall (1867–1945)

    In all the wide gamut of human experience, nothing plays so important a part as faith.... Faith that is as broad as the heavens and as wide as the earth. Faith that comprehends in its vast sympathies everything human as well as divine, and carries one with the swift sure wings of the angels directly to his goal.
    Alice Foote MacDougall (1867–1945)

    ... the selfishness that is bred of great success is our shame. We have subdued the wilderness and made it ours. We have conquered the earth and the richness thereof. We have indelibly stamped upon its face the seal of our dominating will. Now, unlike Alexander sighing for more worlds to conquer, we should address ourselves to adding beauty to that glory and grandeur.
    —Alice Foote MacDougall (1867–1945)

    In business you get what you want by giving other people what they want.
    —Alice Foote MacDougall (1867–1945)

    ... a large portion of success is derived from flexibility. It is all very well to have principles, rules of behavior concerning right and wrong. But it is quite as essential to know when to forget as when to use them.
    —Alice Foote MacDougall (1867–1945)