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    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!
    — James Oppenheim
    tags: children  live  child  birth  battle  mother 
     
    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.
    — James Oppenheim
    tags: women  sharing 
     
    To be a godFirst I must be a god-maker:We are what we create.
    — James Oppenheim
    Would you end war? Create great Peace.
    — James Oppenheim
    tags: peace 
     
    Free men set themselves free.
    — James Oppenheim
    tags: men 
     
    A faith like Lincoln's would transform the world!
    — James Oppenheim
    tags: faith 
     
    Hearts starve as well as bodies; give us bread, but give us roses.
    — James Oppenheim
    tags: heart 
     
    They can only set free men free...And there is no need of that:Free men set themselves free.
    — James Oppenheim
    tags: men 
     
    Man's the bad child of the universe
    — James Oppenheim
    tags: children  child  bad  universe 
     
    We age inevitably:The old joys fade and are gone:And at last comes equanimity and the flame burning clear.
    — James Oppenheim
    tags: joy  age 
     
    The fool is looking for happiness far away. The wise man makes it grow under his feet.
    — James Oppenheim
    tags: happiness  men  wise  fools 
     
    Quick as a hummingbird...she darts so eagerly, swiftly, sweetly dipping into the flowers of my heart.
    — James Oppenheim
    tags: heart  flowers 
     
    The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.
    — James Oppenheim
    tags: happiness  men  wise 
     
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    james oppenheim
    Birth    : May 24, 1882
    Death  : August 4, 1932
    Occupation  : Poet