Mary Antin Quotes

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Born: June 13, 1881, Polotsk, Belarus
Birth Country: Belarus
Died: Suffern, New York, USA, May 15, 1949
Occupation: Author

As we moved along in a little procession, I was delighted with the illumination of the streets. So many lamps, and they burned until morning, my father said, and so people did not need to carry lanterns.
- Mary Antin

On a royal birthday every house must fly a flag, or the owner would be dragged to a police station and be fined twenty-five rubles.
- Mary Antin

One positive command he gave us: You shall love and honor your emperor. In every congregation a prayer must be said for the czar's health, or the chief of police would close the synagogue.
- Mary Antin

The apex of my civic pride and personal contentment was reached on the bright September morning when I entered the public school.
- Mary Antin

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