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Agnes Repplier

Agnes Repplier (April 1, 1855 – November 15, 1950) was an American essayist.

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    In the stress of modern life, how little room is left for that most comfortable vanity that whispers in our ears that failures are not faults! Now we are taught from infancy that we must rise or fall upon our own merits; that vigilance wins success, and incapacity means ruin.
    Agnes Repplier (1858–1950)

    It has been well said that tea is suggestive of a thousand wants, from which spring the decencies and luxuries of civilization.
    —Agnes Repplier (1858–1950)