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Sarah Orne Jewett

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The process of falling in love at first sight is as final as it is swift in such a case, but the growth of true friendship may be a lifelong affair.

— Sarah Orne Jewett

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Find your quiet center of life and write from that to the world.

— Sarah Orne Jewett


It is the people who can do nothing who find nothing to do, and the secret to happiness in this world is not only to be useful, but to be forever elevating one's uses.

— Sarah Orne Jewett

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Tact is after all a kind of mind reading.

— Sarah Orne Jewett

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The road was new to me, as roads always are, going back.

— Sarah Orne Jewett

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Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch a new one that's fit to make an old one out of.

— Sarah Orne Jewett

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What has made this nation great? Not its heroes but its households.

— Sarah Orne Jewett

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When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of twenty-one, little did I suspect that I should be at forty-nine, what I now am.

— Sarah Orne Jewett

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The thing that teases the mind over and over for years, and at last gets itself put down rightly on paper - whether little or great, it belongs to Literature.

— Sarah Orne Jewett

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God would not give us the same talent if what were right for men were wrong for women.

— Sarah Orne Jewett

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After the sudden death of James Fields in 1881 Jewett and Annie Fields lived together for the rest of Jewett's life in what was then termed a "Boston marriage. Her father was a doctor and Jewett often accompanied him on his rounds becoming acquainted with the sights and sounds of her native land and its people. She supplemented her education through an extensive family library.

Sarah Orne Jewett (September 3 1849 – June 24 1909) was an American novelist and short story writer best known for her local color works set along or near the southern seacoast of Maine.

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