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James Weldon Johnson Poems | Quotes | Articles

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James Weldon Johnson poems, biography, quotes, examples of poetry, articles, essays and more. The best James Weldon Johnson resource with comprehensive poet information, a list of poems, short poems, quotations, best poems, poet's works and more.

James Weldon Johnson Biography...A leading American author, poet, and early civil rights activist.. author poet folklorist and civil rights leader


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Quote Left Confidence is a plant of slow growth; especially in an aged bosom. Quote Right
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Quote Left The true sound and strong mind is the one that can embrace equally great and small things. Quote Right
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Quote Left The real satisfaction which praise can afford, is when what is repeated aloud agrees with the whispers of conscience, by showing us that we have not endeavored to deserve well in vain. Quote Right
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Quote Left Poetry cannot be translated; and, therefore, it is the poets that preserve the languages; for we would not be at the trouble to learn a language if we could have all that is written in it just as well in a translation. But as the beauties of poetry cannot be preserved in any language except that in which it was originally written, we learn the language. Quote Right
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Quote Left One of the amusements of idleness is reading without the fatigue of attention, and the world, therefore, swarms with writers whose wish is not to be studied but to be read. Quote Right
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