Quotation by Mary Antin

... the aspiring immigrant ... is not content to progress alone. Solitary success is imperfect success in his eyes. He must take his family with him as he rises.
Mary Antin (1881–1949), U.S. socialite and author; born in Russia. The Promised Land, ch. 19 (1912).

A Jew born in Russia, Antin emigrated to America with her family when she was 15 and settled in a Boston slum.
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