Mary Antin Quotes

Top 17 wise famous quotes and sayings by Mary Antin

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Mary Antin quotes: A proper autobiography is a death-bed confession. A proper autobiography is a death-bed confession.
Mary Antin quotes: You heard on all sides that the brightest Jewish children were turned down if the examining officers did not like the turn of their noses. You heard on all sides that the brightest Jewish children were turned down if the examining officers did not like the turn of their noses.
Mary Antin quotes: The past was only my cradle, and now it cannot hold me, because I am grown too big. The past was only my cradle, and now it cannot hold me, because I am grown too big.
Mary Antin quotes: You went up to be examined with the other Jewish children, your heart heavy about that matter of your nose. You went up to be examined with the other Jewish children, your heart heavy about that matter of your nose.
Mary Antin quotes: The apex of my civic pride and personal contentment was reached on the bright September morning when I entered the public school. The apex of my civic pride and personal contentment was reached on the bright September morning when I entered the public school.
Mary Antin quotes: I have so little mastered the art of tranquil living that wherever I go I trail storm clouds of drama around me. I have so little mastered the art of tranquil living that wherever I go I trail storm clouds of drama around me.
Mary Antin quotes: In the evening of the first day my father conducted us to the public baths. In the evening of the first day my father conducted us to the public baths.
Mary Antin quotes: A long past vividly remembered is like a heavy garment that clings to your limbs when you would run. A long past vividly remembered is like a heavy garment that clings to your limbs when you would run.