Talk:William Dean Howells

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Doesn't the second quote in the list of unsourced quotes ("The action is best that secures the greatest happiness for the greatest number.") belong to Jeremy Bentham?

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  • Some people can stay longer in an hour than others can in a week.
  • The action is best that secures the greatest happiness for the greatest number.
  • There will presently be no room in the world for things; it will be filled up with the advertisements of things.