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    One must eliminate the traditional and cling to the essential.
    Alice Foote MacDougall (1867–1945)

    I am always glad to think that my education was, for the most part, informal, and had not the slightest reference to a future business career. It left me free and untrammeled to approach my business problems without the limiting influence of specific training.
    —Alice Foote MacDougall (1867–1945)

    The small perplexities of small minds eddy and boil about you. Confident from the experience that has led you out of these same dangers, you attack each problem as it appears, unafraid.
    Alice Foote MacDougall (1867–1945)

    “I couldn’t afford to learn it,” said the Mock Turtle with a sigh. “I only took the regular course.”
    “What was that?” inquired Alice.
    “Reeling and Writhing, of course, to begin with,” the Mock Turtle replied; “and then the different branches of Arithmetic—Ambition, Distraction, Uglification, and Derision.”
    “I never heard of ‘Uglification,’” Alice ventured to say.
    Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832–1898)

    To you illness is negligible. You have learned that you can dominate yourself. You know that your body lags, but your soul proceeds upon its triumphant way.
    —Alice Foote MacDougall (1867–1945)

    Veda Pierce: It’s all right, Miriam, she’s my mother.
    Miriam: No kiddin’. I didn’t know you had a mother.
    Veda: Everybody has a mother.
    —Ranald MacDougall (1915–1973)