james oppenheim Quotes

As we come marching, marching, we battle too for men,For they are women's children, and we mother them again.Our lives shall not be sweated from birth until life closes;Hearts starve as well as bodies; give us bread, but give us roses!
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— James Oppenheim
As we go marching, marching, we bring the greater days,The rising of the women means the rising of the race.No more the drudge and idler, ten that toil where one reposes,But a sharing of life's glories: Bread and roses, bread and roses.
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— James Oppenheim
To be a godFirst I must be a god-maker:We are what we create.
— James Oppenheim
Would you end war? Create great Peace.
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— James Oppenheim
Free men set themselves free.
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— James Oppenheim
A faith like Lincoln's would transform the world!
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— James Oppenheim
Hearts starve as well as bodies; give us bread, but give us roses.
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— James Oppenheim
They can only set free men free...And there is no need of that:Free men set themselves free.
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— James Oppenheim
Man's the bad child of the universe
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— James Oppenheim
We age inevitably:The old joys fade and are gone:And at last comes equanimity and the flame burning clear.
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— James Oppenheim
The fool is looking for happiness far away. The wise man makes it grow under his feet.
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— James Oppenheim
Quick as a hummingbird...she darts so eagerly, swiftly, sweetly dipping into the flowers of my heart.
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— James Oppenheim
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.
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— James Oppenheim
james oppenheim
Birth    : May 24, 1882
Death  : August 4, 1932
Occupation  : Poet