Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearing to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore,
Send these, the homeless, the tempest-tossed to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!

Emma Lazarus (1849-1887) American poet
“The New Colossus” (1883)

Used as an inscription on the Statue of Liberty, New York.

Added on 30-Oct-08 | Last updated 30-Oct-08
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