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    ... for the poor the whole world is a self-constituted critic; your smallest action is open to debate.
    Alice Foote MacDougall, U.S. businesswoman. (1867-1945)

    ... hunger and cold, ill-health and pain are nothing. They pass. The thing that remains is ignorant criticism, well-meaning but futile advice, the contempt of a subordinate, the feelings of the underdog.
    —Alice Foote MacDougall (1867–1945)

    Life is beset by many annoyances, and those that stand out above all are the life- insurance and advertising agents.
    Alice Foote MacDougall (1867–1945)

    “Must a name mean something?” Alice asked doubtfully.
    “Of course it must,” Humpty Dumpty said with a short laugh: “my name means the shape I am—and a good handsome shape it is, too. With a name like yours, you might be any shape, almost.”
    Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832–1898)

    ... the big courageous acts of life are those one never hears of and only suspects from having been through like experience. It takes real courage to do battle in the unspectacular task. We always listen for the applause of our co-workers. He is courageous who plods on, unlettered and unknown.... In the last analysis it is this courage, developing between man and his limitations, that brings success.
    —Alice Foote MacDougall (1867–1945)

    Poverty is relative, and the lack of food and of the necessities of life is not necessarily a hardship. Spiritual and social ostracism, the invasion of your privacy, are what constitute the pain of poverty.
    —Alice Foote MacDougall (1867–1945)