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For what avail the plough or sail, Or land or life, if freedom fail?Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Source: RALPH WALDO EMERSON, Boston, stanza 15, The Complete Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson, vol. 2, p. 897 .These words were also inscribed on a plaque in the stairwell of the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. · Excerpt from Poems Household Edition · This quote is about freedom · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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