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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 Once you become famous, there is nothing left to become but infamous. Quote Right
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Quote Left Being reproached for giving to an unworthy person, Aristotle said, I did not give it to the man, but to humanity. Quote Right
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Quote Left The habit of looking on the best side of every event is worth more than a thousand pounds a years. Quote Right
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Quote Left To have gold is to be in fear, and to want it to be sorrow. Quote Right
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Quote Left If what happens does not make us richer, we must welcome it if it makes us wiser. Quote Right
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