Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Can We Take Away

Only what we have wrought into our character during life can we take away with us.

-- Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander Freiherr von Humboldt (14 September 1769 - 6 May 1859), German naturalist and explorer, younger brother of diplomat and philosopher Wilhelm von Humboldt, as quoted in Seed-grain for Thought and Discussion (1856) by Anna Cabot Lowell, Vol. 1, p. 260

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