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A leading American author, poet, and early civil rights activist.. author poet folklorist and civil rights leader


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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 supreme end of education is expert discernment in all things--the power to tell the good from the bad, the genuine from the counterfeit, and to prefer the good and the genuine to the bad and the counterfeit. Quote Right
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Quote Left The love of retirement has in all ages adhered closely to those minds which have been most enlarged by knowledge, or elevated by genius. Those who enjoyed everything generally supposed to confer happiness have been forced to seek it is the shades of privacy. Quote Right
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Quote Left Our minds should not be empty because if they are not preoccupied by good, evil will break in upon them. Quote Right
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Quote Left There is nothing that exasperates people more than a display of superior ability or brilliance in conversation. They seem pleased at the time, but their envy makes them curse the conversationalist in their heart. Quote Right
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