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    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)

    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)

    It’s too bad she won’t live, but then again, who does?
    —David Webb Peoples, U.S. screenwriter, and Ridley Scott. Gaff (Edward James Olmos)

    What happiness did poor Mother’s studies bring her? It is the melancholy tendency of such studies to separate people from their friends and neighbors and fellow creatures in whom alone lies one’s happiness.
    —Mary Potter Playne (c. 1850–?)