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The Soul – Quotes To Inspire Writers

Quotes To Inspire Writers - Frederick Douglass

The soul that is within me no man can degrade.

~ Frederick Douglass
who  taught himself how to read and write.
He was a champion of civil rights who was born into slavery on a Maryland plantation.

Submitted by Steve Amoia Who blogs at World Football Commentaries

Thanks Steve!

Do you have  a favorite quote you’d like to share? Post it in comments!

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  • “When you read excellent poetry, you see how precise language can be; you see words being used with great respect. I think that’s a very, healthy influence on a novelist.” –William Boyd
    .-= jorgekafkazar´s last blog ..Tenirax, Ch V =-.

  • Here is a quote from Will Smith of all people:

    “You don’t try to build a well, you don’t set out to build a wall, you don’t say I am going to build the biggest baddest wall that has ever been built, you don’t start there, you say I am going to lay this brick as perfectly as a brick can be laid and you do that ever single day until you have a wall.”

    Check out this video Anne, it’s a great one:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLN2k0b3g70
    .-= Christopher´s last blog ..Over Selling and Keeping in Touch =-.

  • This is one of my favorites….From “The Picture of Dorian Gray” by Oscar Wilde:

    “How sad it is! I shall grow old, and horrible, and dreadful. But this picture will remain always young. It will never be older than this particular day of June… If it were only the other way! If it were I who was to be always young, and the picture that was to grow old! For that-for that-I would give everything! Yes, there is nothing in the whole world I would not give! I would give my soul for that!”
    – Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray Ch. 2″

    Toni Star
    .-= Toni Star´s last blog ..Check Out My Latest Book, "The Twisted Life of Julia Knight" =-.

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