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    Endless sorrow has fallen upon my heart.
    — Olympia Brown
    tags: heart  sorrow 
     
    How natural that the errors of the ancient should be handed down and, mixing with the principles and system which Christ taught, give to us an adulterated Christianity.
    — Olympia Brown
    The more we learn of science, the more we see that its wonderful mysteries are all explained by a few simple laws so connected together and so dependent upon each other, that we see the same mind animating them all.
    — Olympia Brown
    tags: mystery  law  mind  learn 
     
    Fortuitous circumstances constitute the molds that shape the majority of human lives, and the hasty impress of an accident is too often regarded as the relentless decree of all ordaining fate.
    — Olympia Brown
    tags: fate  live  human  majority 
     
    He who never sacrificed a present to a future good or a personal to a general one can speak of happiness only as the blind do of colors.
    — Olympia Brown
    In striving for the best, in losing onself in others, one is lifted above the common material furniture of life, above the gaudy trappings and encumbering paraphenalia... into the realm of peace which passeth understanding.
    — Olympia Brown
    When I read of the vain discussions of the present day about the Virgin Birth and other old dogmas which belong to the past, I feel how great the need is still of a real interest in the religion which builds up character, teaches brotherly love, and opens up to the seeker such a world of usefulness and the beauty of holiness.
    — Olympia Brown
    The grandest thing has been the lifting up of the gates and the opening of the doors to the women of America, giving liberty to twenty-seven million women, thus opening to them a new and larger life and a higher ideal.
    — Olympia Brown
    tags: women  giving  america  liberty 
     
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