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Clare Boothe Luce’s Advice to Her 18-Year-Old Daughter | Brain Pickings


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Don’t worry about your studies. When you want to do them well you will do them superbly but for the moment the main thing is to get what little happiness there is out of life in this wartorn world because “these are the good old days” now.

Henry Miller would have agreed.

Sad coda: A little more than a year later, Ann, Luce’s only child, was killed in a car accident.

This.

Clare Boothe Luce Advice to Her 18-Year-Old Daughter quote meme Don’t worry about your studies. When you want to do them well you will do them superbly but for the moment the main thing is to get what little happiness there is out of life in this wartorn world because “these are the good old days” now.

I love the line "These are the good old days now."

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