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Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Ella Wheeler Wilcox (November 5, 1850 – October 30, 1919) was an American author and poet. Her best-known work was Poems of Passion. Her most enduring work was " Solitude", which contains the lines: "Laugh, and the world laughs with you; Weep, and you weep alone". Her autobiography, The Worlds and I, was published in 1918, a year before her death.

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    It’s the set of the soul that decides the goal,
    And not the storms or the strife.
    Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850–1919)

    It’s the set of the soul that decides the goal,
    And not the storms or the strife.
    Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850–1919)

    With care, and skill, and cunning art,
    She parried Time’s malicious dart,
    And kept the years at bay,
    Till passion entered in her heart
    And aged her in a day!
    —Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850–1919)

    Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
    Weep, and you weep alone,
    For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth,
    But has trouble enough of its own.
    —Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850–1919)

    It ain’t often that a man’s reputashun outlasts his munny.
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