But I do know that about ten times as many people find their lives dull, and unnecessarily dull, as ever admit it; and I do believe that if we busted out and admitted it sometimes, instead of being nice and patient and loyal for sixty years, and then nice and patient and dead for the rest of eternity, why, maybe, possibly, we might make life more fun.

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Lewis, Sinclair. Babbitt. Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1922.

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Lewis, Sinclair. Babbitt. Oxford UP, 2010.