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No man or woman, from the Queen down to the beggar who spends the night on a doorstep, gets fair play. There isn’t a single human being in all the world who hasn’t been kept back from doing all he might by other people, or by circumstances of one sort or another. This place is meant for a struggle; and the only way to get through it comfortably is to cultivate a taste for struggling.

Florence Farr, The Dancing Faun

hermetic quote farr dancing faun no man woman gets fair play only way get through comfortably cultivate taste struggling