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Jean Toomer
(1894-1967) born on
Dec 26
US author, poet. He was the "Harlem Renaissance" writer who wrote "Cane", 1933.
A visit to Georgia last fall was the starting point of almost everything of worth that I have done. I saw lhe rich dusk beauty. . . . And a deep part of my nature, a part that I had repressed, sprang suddenly to life and responded to them.

Acceptance of prevailing standards often means we have no standards of our own.
Most novices picture themselves as masters - and are content with the picture. This is why there are so few masters.
People mistake their limitations for high standards.
No eyes that have seen beauty ever lose their sight.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Liberator," 1922.
R: In "And I Quote," by Ashton Applewhite, 1992.
A: From "Alt.Quotations Misc," an internet collection of quotations
N: In "And I Quote," by Ashton Applewhite, 1992.
K: "Cane," 1923.

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