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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.
We read the future by the past.

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.
Strive to make something of yourself; then strive to make the most of yourself.
Those too impressed with material things cannot hold their place n the world of culture; they are relegated to inferiority and ultimate death.
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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