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    Perhaps I stand now on the eve of a new life, shall watch the sun rise and disappear behind a black cloud extending out into a grey sky cover. I shall not be deceived by its glory. If it is to be so, there is work and the influence that work brings, but not happiness. Am I strong enough to face that?
    Beatrice Potter Webb (1858–1943)

    Renunciation: that is the great fact we all, individuals and classes, have to learn. In trying to avoid it we bring misery to ourselves and others.
    Beatrice Potter Webb (1858–1943)

    At present I feel like a caged animal, bound up by the luxury, comfort and respectability of my position. I can’t get the training that I want without neglecting my duty.
    —Beatrice Potter Webb (1858–1943)

    “More human than human” is our motto.
    —David Webb Peoples, U.S. screenwriter, and Ridley Scott. Tyrell (Joe Turkel)

    I think if she lived in
    A little shoe-house—
    That little old woman was
    Surely a mouse!
    —Beatrix Potter (1866–1943)