Edwin Markham

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To throw oneself to the side of the oppressed is the only dignified thing to do in life.

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Is it not a grotesque civilization which sends missionaries across the sea to save the souls of the heathen, and yet permits conditions at home that debauch the children at our very doors?

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Ah, great it is to believe the dream as we stand in youth by the starry stream; but a greater thing is to fight life through and say at the end, the dream is true!

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The open street, like the open sea, is an inviting thing to the mind of man. It is one of the few places where all may meet as equals under sun or rain; but only a John Bunyan could adequately portray the danger of the cities with their pitfalls for the young unguarded feet.

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For all your days be prepared, and meet them ever alike. When you are the anvil, bear — when you are the hammer, strike.

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'Custom is the great deadener'. There is no doubt that we of the white race are going on obliviously supporting customs that would seem abhorrent and incredible to a higher and more brotherly civilization.

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The crest and crowning of all good,
Life's final star, is brotherhood.

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We have committed the Golden Rule to memory; let us now commit it to life.

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It is better to rust out than wear out.

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