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Thomas W. Higginson
(1823-1911) born on
Dec 22
US clergyman, abolitionist, author. He was a Unitarian minister and abolitionist who led the first colored regiment in the Civil War.
         
   
F
To be really cosmopolitan, a man must be at home even in his own country.

R
Originality is simply a pair of fresh eyes.
A
When a thought takes one's breath away, a lesson in grammar seems an impertinence.
N
Great men are rarely isolated mountain-peaks; they are the summits of ranges.
K
Fields are won by those who believe in the winning.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The International Thesaurus of Quotations," by Rhoda Thomas Tripp, 1995.
R: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
A: Preface to Emily Dickinson's "Poems."
N: "Atlantic Essays," "A Plea for Culture," 1871.
K: In "12,000 Religious Quotations," by Frank S. Mead, 1989.
   


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