‎Emma Lazarus Quotes

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Life's sharpest rapture is surcease of pain.

pain

A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame
Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name
Mother of exiles.
— ‎Emma Lazarus

exile

Give me your tired, your poor, 
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, 
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. 
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, 
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!

America