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    Work is the best of narcotics, providing the patient be strong enough to take it.... I ... dread idleness as if it were Hell.
    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)

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

    If a weakly mortal is to do anything in the world besides eat the bread thereof, there must be a determined subordination of the whole nature to the one aim—no trifling with time, which is passing, with strength which is only too limited.
    —Beatrice Potter Webb (1858–1943)