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Emma Lazarus Quotes

Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
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Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.

— Emma Lazarus

Until we are all free, we are none of us free.

— Emma Lazarus

And woman must wait and weep.

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I am never going to write for the sake of writing.

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Jews are the intensive form of any nationality whose language and customs they adopt.

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Let our first care today be the re-establishment of our physical strength, the reconstruction of our national organism, so that in future, where the respect due to us cannot be won by entreaty, it may be commanded, and where it cannot be commanded, it may be enforced.

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The Jewish problem is as old as history, and assumes in each age a new form. The life or death of millions of human beings hangs upon its solution; its agitation revives the fiercest passions for good and for evil that inflame the human breast.

— Emma Lazarus

Poetry must be simple, sensuous, or impassioned.

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I seem to have always one little window looking but into life.

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No man had ever heard a nightingale, When once a keen-eyed naturalist was stirred To study and define
what is a bird.

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Still ours the dance, the feast, the glorious Psalm, The mystic lights of emblem, and the Word.

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Thick February mists cling heavily To the dead earth and to each leafless tree, And closer down upon the hilltops draw, Dull forecasts there of bright, sure-coming spring; Yet the heart gathers hope and strange delight From this dear, unlovely, wished-for sight Of leaden-misted twilights lengthening.

— Emma Lazarus

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