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all quotes by Lillian Wald (2)

"Human interest and passion for human progress break down barriers centuries old."

The House on Henry Street | january 1915

"Many who come here to escape persecution or the hardships suffered under a militaristic government idealize America. They bring an enthusiasm for our institutions that would make it natural to regard admission to the rights and responsibilities of citizenship with seriousness."

The House on Henry Street | 1915
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