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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 Lift every voice and sing till earth and heaven ring, ring with the harmonies of liberty.... Quote Right
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Quote Left Knowledge always desires increase; it is like fire, which must first be kindled by some external agent, but which will afterward propagate it. Quote Right
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Quote Left Judgment is forced upon us by experience. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is the great privilege of poverty to be happy and yet unenvied, to be healthy with physic, secure without a guard, and to obtain from the bounty of nature what the great and wealthy are compelled to procure by the help of art. Quote Right
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