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MacLaren, Gay. Morally We Roll Along. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1938.
[Twain] opened the door for me himself. As we said good-bye, he put his fingers lightly under my chin and lifted my head up so that my eyes met his.
“Little girl,” he said earnestly, “keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”