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Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Dickens

In London, he had expected neither to walk on pavements of gold, nor to lie on beds of roses; if he had had any such exalted expectation, he would not have prospered. He had expected labour, and he found it, and did it and made the best of it. In this, his prosperity consisted.

Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

2 comments:

Lindsey said...

I still haven't finished that book. I started it months ago!!

heather said...

Great quote!