Randolph Bourne Quotes (10 quotes)
“Few people even scratch the surface, much less exhaust the contemplation of their own experience.”
Youth and Life (1913 edition)
Martin Chuzzlewit (1844), Chapter XXVII
“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.”
Illusions : The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah (1977)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsRandolph Bourne
Born: May 30, 1886
Died: December 22, 1918 (aged 32)
Bio: Randolph Silliman Bourne was a progressive writer and leftist intellectual born in Bloomfield, New Jersey, and a graduate of Columbia University. Bourne is best known for his essays, especially his unfinished work The State, discovered after his death.
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