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Young men often laugh at the sensible girls whom they secretly respect, and affect to admire the silly ones whom they secretly despise, because earnestness, intelligence, and womanly dignity are not the fashion.

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Submitted by cheesecake on January 31, 2018

Louisa May Alcott

United States novelist noted for children's books (1832-1888)

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