Don't worry about losing. If it is right, it happens--The main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away.
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Source Notes: Letter to his 14-year-old son Thom, 10 November 1958, in Letters of a Nation: A Collection of Extraordinary American Letters, ed. Andrew Carroll (1997). Steinbeck's son had written to say that he might be in love.
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