George Pope Morris Quote
“A song for our banner! The watchword recall
Which gave the Republic her station:
United we stand, divided we fall!
It made and preserves us a nation!”
―George Pope Morris
The Flag of our Union, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
“There are only a few images that are not forced to provide meaning, or have to go through the filter of a specific idea.”
Photography, or the Writing of Light (2000)
“'But I don't want to go among mad people,' said Alice. 'Oh, you can't help that,' said the cat. 'We're all mad here.'”
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865)
“Most of the trouble in the world has been caused by folks who can't mind their own business, because they have no business of their own to mind, any more than a smallpox virus has.”
―William S. Burroughs
The Adding Machine: Selected Essays (1985), The Name is Burroughs
George Pope Morris
Born: October 10, 1802
Bio: George Pope Morris was an American editor, poet, and songwriter.
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