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Best Phillis Wheatley Quotes By Phillis Wheatley

Proceed, great chief, with virtue on thy sideThy every action let the goddess guide. — Phillis Wheatley

Best Phillis Wheatley Quotes By Phillis Wheatley

May be refined, and join the angelic train. — Phillis Wheatley

Best Phillis Wheatley Quotes By W.E.B. Du Bois

Position, - for the Negro to realize more deeply than he does at present the need of uplifting the masses of his people, for the white people to realize more vividly than they have yet done the deadening and disastrous effect of a color-prejudice that classes Phillis Wheatley — W.E.B. Du Bois

Best Phillis Wheatley Quotes By Phillis Wheatley

Remember, Christians, Negroes, black as Cain, /May be refin'd and join th' angelic train. — Phillis Wheatley

Best Phillis Wheatley Quotes By Phillis Wheatley

In every human Beast, God has implanted a Principle, which we call Love of Freedom; it is impatient of Oppression, and pants for Deliverance. — Phillis Wheatley

Best Phillis Wheatley Quotes By Phillis Wheatley

Through thickest gloom look back, immortal shade,
On that confusion which thy death has made. — Phillis Wheatley

Best Phillis Wheatley Quotes By Jacky Fleming

When African slave Phillis Wheatley wrote poetry, 18 men came to assess whether that was possible. — Jacky Fleming

Best Phillis Wheatley Quotes By Phillis Wheatley

Aurora hail, and all the thousand dies,
Which deck thy progress through the vaulted skies:
The morn awakes, and wide extends her rays,
On ev'ry leaf the gentle zephyr plays;
Harmonious lays the feather'd race resume,
Dart the bright eye, and shake the painted plume. — Phillis Wheatley

Best Phillis Wheatley Quotes By Phillis Wheatley

Thou didst, in strains of eloquence refin'd, Inflame the soul, and captivate the mind. — Phillis Wheatley

Best Phillis Wheatley Quotes By Phillis Wheatley

The world is a severe schoolmaster, for its frowns are less dangerous than its smiles and flatteries, and it is a difficult task to keep in the path of wisdom. — Phillis Wheatley

Best Phillis Wheatley Quotes By Phillis Wheatley

Since my return to America my Master, has at the desire of my friends in England given me my freedom. — Phillis Wheatley