Edgar Y. Harburg

1898 - 1981

A Quote by Edgar Y. Harburg on brothers

Once I built a railroad, now it's done. Brother, can you spare a dime?

Edgar Y. Harburg (1898 - 1981)

Source: Americana [third edition, 1932]

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A Quote by Edgar Y. Harburg on women

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We gotta be free - The eagle and me. see Amelia Jenks Bloomer, Emancipation of Women

Edgar Y. Harburg (1898 - 1981)

Source: Bloomer Girl, 1944, [Music by Harold Arlen.]

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A Quote by Edgar Y. Harburg on birds

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Somewhere over the rainbow Bluebirds fly. Birds fly over the rainbow - Why then, oh why can't I?

Edgar Y. Harburg (1898 - 1981)

Source: The Wizard of Oz, 1939, [Music by Harold Arlen.]

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A Quote by Edgar Y. Harburg on day

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How are things in Glocca Mora this fine day?

Edgar Y. Harburg (1898 - 1981)

Source: Finian’s Rainbow, 1947, [Music by Burton Lane.]

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A Quote by Edgar Y. Harburg on belief, children, god, and motherhood

A Russian child asked his mother : "does God know we don't believe in Him?"

Edgar Y. Harburg (1898 - 1981)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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