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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.
         
   
F
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.

R
Acceptance of prevailing standards often means we have no standards of our own.
A
Most novices picture themselves as masters - and are content with the picture. This is why there are so few masters.
N
People mistake their limitations for high standards.
K
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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