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    Never mind if you fall far short of the thing you want to do,—encourage your effort. If no one else will say it to you, say it to yourself. “Not so bad.” It will make the next effort easier and better.
    Josephine Demott Robinson (1865–1948)

    ...deep down, deeper than everyday gets me, I am still one of them and will be till I die. In my heart and soul I belong to the lot and the red wagons and the Big Top.
    Josephine Demott Robinson (1865–1948)

    And then came the most devastating thought of all: I was one of them. I who used to swing upside down on a living horse, who always danced when mere walking would have done, so glad was I of life, so full of health. It was the most gruesome thought I had ever had in my life.
    —Josephine Demott Robinson (1865–1948)

    If factory-labor is not a means of education to the operative of to-day, it is because the employer does not do his duty. It is because he treats his work-people like machines, and forgets that they are struggling, hoping, despairing human beings.
    —Harriet H. Robinson (1825–1911)

    There are so bewilderingly many laws in the Outside World. We of the circus know only one law—simple and unfailing. The Show must go on.
    —Josephine Demott Robinson (1865–1948)