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Alexander Crummell
(1819-1898) born on
US religious leader. He was an early advocate of colonization of Liberia and an outspoken critic of the limited educational opportunities available to African Americans.
         
   
F
We read the future by the past.

R
It is only by closing the ears of the soul, or by listening too intently to the clamors of the sense, that we become oblivious of their utterances.
A
Strive to make something of yourself; then strive to make the most of yourself.
N
Those too impressed with material things cannot hold their place n the world of culture; they are relegated to inferiority and ultimate death.
K
It is a sad reflection . . . that a sense of responsibility which comes with power is the rarest of things.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
R: "Rightmindedness," speech given at Lincoln University, Oxford, PA, 1897.
A: Speech to high school graduating class, Washington DC, 6 Jun 1884.
N: c. 1880, In "My Soul Looks Back, 'Less I Forget," by Dorothy Winbush Riley, 1995.
K: c. 1894; in "Words to Make My Dream Children Live," by Deirdre Mullane, 1995.
   


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