Emma Lazarus - Quotes

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Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. ---->>>

Until we are all free, we are none of us free. ---->>>

I am never going to write for the sake of writing. ---->>>

My own curiosity and interest are insatiable. ---->>>

I am perfectly conscious that this contempt and hatred underlies the general tone of the community towards us, and yet when I even remotely hint at the fact that we are not a favorite people I am accused of stirring up strife and setting barriers between the two sects. ---->>>

The particular article ought in my opinion to be treated with absolute contempt. It is too vile to touch. ---->>>

Jews are the intensive form of any nationality whose language and customs they adopt. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: July 22, 1849
Die: November 19, 1887
Occupation: Poet

Emma Lazarus (July 22, 1849 – November 19, 1887) was an American poet and Georgist from New York City. She is best known for "The New Colossus", a sonnet written in 1883; its lines appear inscribed on a bronze plaque in the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty installed in 1903, a decade and a half after Lazarus's death (wikipedia)