Public opinion, I am sorry to say, will bear a great deal of nonsense. There is scarcely any absurdity so gross, whether in religion, politics, science or manners, which it will not bear.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.
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