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I had, early in life, a love for staging, but it is fast dying out. Nine hours over a rough road are enough to root out
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"I had, early in life, a love for staging, but it is fast dying out. Nine hours over a rough road are enough to root out the most passionate love of that kind"

- Maria Mitchell

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Maria Mitchell's quote shows her experience with the hardships of travel. She had a love for staging, which is a type of theatrical performance, however it has actually been diminished by the long and tough journeys she has taken. The 9 hours of travel over a rough road have taken their toll on her, and her enthusiasm for staging has actually been changed by fatigue. This quote talks to the physical and emotional toll that long journeys can handle a person. It likewise talks to the power of experience to form our passions and interests. Maria Mitchell's quote is a reminder that our enthusiasms can be changed by our experiences, which in some cases the most hard journeys can cause the best modifications.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Maria Mitchell between August 1, 1818 and June 28, 1889. He/she was a famous Scientist from USA. The author also have 31 other quotes.

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