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Dorothy Day Quotes

(1897-1980), American Religious Leader

The best thing to do with the best things in life is to give them up.

Category: Abstinence

Tradition! We scarcely know the word anymore. We are afraid to be either proud of our ancestors or ashamed of them. We scorn nobility in name and in fact. We cling to a bourgeois mediocrity which would make it appear we are all Americans, made in the image and likeness of George Washington.

Category: Tradition