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Archibald MacLeish: . American poet writer and the Librarian of Congress; of the Modernist school; won three Pulitzer Prizes

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Quote Left To see the earth as we now see it, small and beautiful in that eternal silence where it floats, is to see ourselves as riders on the earth together, brothers on that bright loveliness in the unending night -- brothers who see now they are truly brothers. Quote Right
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Quote Left The American mood, perhaps even the American character, has changed. There are few manifestations any longer of the old American self-assurance which so irritated Dickens. Instead, there is a sense of frustration so perceptible that even our politicians have attempted to exploit it. Quote Right
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Quote Left Once you permit those who are convinced of their own superior rightness to censor and silence and suppress those who hold contrary opinions, just at that moment the citadel has been surrendered. For the American citadel is a man. Not man in general. Not man in the abstract. Not the majority of men. But man. That man. His worth. His uniqueness. Quote Right
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Quote Left America is promises to take! America is promises to us to take them. Quote Right
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Quote Left We are as great as our belief in human liberty -- no greater. And our belief in human liberty is only ours when it is larger than ourselves. Quote Right
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