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James Mcpherson Quotes By Ishmael Reed

I'm not against White writers writing about Blacks as long as they are as objective as say James McPherson writing about an Irish American janitor in his brilliant short story "Gold Coast." — Ishmael Reed

James Mcpherson Quotes By Harold Holzer

James M. McPherson spoke for a later generation of scholars when he asserted in 1988 that Lincoln's entire, public inaugural journey might have been a "mistake," because in his effort to avoid "a careless remark or slip of the tongue" that might "inflame the crisis further," the president-elect "indulged in platitudes and trivia," producing "an unfavorable impression on those who were already disposed to regard the ungainly president-elect as a commonplace prairie lawyer. — Harold Holzer

James Mcpherson Quotes By James Alan McPherson

I think that love must be the ability to suspend one's intelligence for the sake of something. At the basis of love therefore must live imagination. — James Alan McPherson

James Mcpherson Quotes By Joshua Wolf Shenk

Perhaps," observes James McPherson, "McClellan's career had been too successful. He had never known . . . the despair of defeat or the humiliation of failure. He had never learned the lessons of adversity and humility." Lincoln had clearly learned those lessons. — Joshua Wolf Shenk