Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Emma Lazarus
(1849-1887) born on
Jul 22
US poet. "She was a spokesperson for Judaism who is best known for "New Colossus" which is inscribed on the base of Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor."

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F
"Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"

R
"Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand
A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame
Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name
Mother of exiles."
A
Jews are the intensive form of any nationality whose language and customs they adopt.
N
"His cup is gall, his meat is tears,
His passion lasts a thousand years."
K
"Still on Israel's head forlorn,
Every nation heaps its scorn."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "These lines are inscribed on the Statue of Liberty; from "The New Colossus," 1883."
R: ""The New Colossus," 1883."
A: ""Epistles to the Hebrews," 1882."
N: ""Crowing of the Red Cock," 1881."
K: ""The World's Justice.""


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