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Anne Bradstreet
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"If what I do prove well, it won't advance,
They'll say it's stolen, or else it was by chance. "
 
"If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome."
- 'Meditations Divine and Moral,' 1655
 
"If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. "
 
"Let Greeks be Greeks, and women what they are. "
 
"Authority without wisdom is like a heavy axe without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish. "
 
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