Edith Wharton quote about labels from The Age of Innocence - Everything may be labelled—but everybody is not.
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Everything may be labelled—but everybody is not.
 Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence (1920). copy citation

Author Edith Wharton
Source The Age of Innocence
Topic labels uniqueness singularity
Date 1920
Language English
Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/541/541-h/541-h.htm


“She seemed to guess his faint disapproval of this, and added, with the rare smile that enchanted her whole face: "If you knew how I like it for just THAT—the straight-up-and-downness, and the big honest labels on everything!"
He saw his chance. "Everything may be labelled—but everybody is not."
"Perhaps. I may simplify too much—but you'll warn me if I do." She turned from the fire to look at him. "There are only two people here who make me feel as if they understood what I mean and could explain things to me: you and Mr. Beaufort."” source

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