Every individual has a place to fill in the world, and is important, in some respect, whether he chooses to be so or not.

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) American writer
American Notebooks (25 Oct 1836)

In Passages from the American Note-Books of Nathaniel Hawthorne, ed. S. Hawthorne (1868). Full text.

Added on 10-Apr-09 | Last updated 10-Apr-09
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