Thomas Wentworth Higginson Quotes

Thomas Wentworth Higginson Quotes: The coarsest father gains a new impulse to labor from the moment of his baby's birth; he scarcely sees it when awake, and yet it is with him all the time. Every stroke he strikes is for his child. New social aims, new moral motives, come vaguely up to him.
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson Quote: In an audience of rough people a generous sentiment always brings down the house. In the tumult of war both sides applaud a heroic deed.
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Quotes about Thomas Wentworth Higginson: Character shows itself apart from genius as a special thing. The first point of measurement of any man is that of quality.
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Quote about Thomas Wentworth Higginson: Only yonder magnificent pine-tree... holds her unchanging beauty throughout the year, like her half-brother, the ocean, whose voice she shares; and only marks the flowing of her annual tide of life by the new verdure that yearly submerges all trace of last year's ebb.
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