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"The world is a wheel always turning," philosophized Mrs. Pelz. "Those who were high go down low, and those who've been low go up higher."
[Adversity]
 

A man is free to go up as high as he can reach up to; but I, with all my style and pep, can't get a man my equal because a girl is always judged by her mother.
 

Poverty was an ornament on a learned man like a red ribbon on a white horse.
 

The trouble with us is that the ghetto of the Middle Ages and the children of the twentieth century have to live under one roof.