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Those who were high go down low, and those whove been low go up higher.
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The trouble with us is that the ghetto of the Middle Ages and the children of the twentieth century have to live under one roof.

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A man is free to go up as high as he can reach up to; but I, with all my style and pep, can't get a man my equal because a girl is always judged by her mother.

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Poverty was an ornament on a learned man like a red ribbon on a white horse.

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I'm one of the millions of immigrant children, children of loneliness, wandering between worlds that are at once too old and too new to live in.

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In America, money takes the place of God.

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The only compensation for the artist is the chance to feed hungry hearts.

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Woe is me! Bitter is me! For what is my life? Why didn't the ship go under and drown me before I came to America?

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I too was frightened the first time I felt I hated my father. I felt like a criminal. But could I help it what was inside of me? I had to feel what I felt even if it killed me.

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