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And I Quote – Blogging Challenge Day 3

Today, rather than bumble and stumble through what I originally wrote to post, I decided to shine a spotlight on another brilliant writer who talks “Quotes.” Enjoy! And, please do take the time to visit The Qwiet Muse and follow. 🙂

The Qwiet Muse

Hans Christian AndersonI love quotes. Love, love love them. Use ‘em all the time. These days though, they make me nervous. Before the internet came along, I trusted the quotes I happened to be partial to were actually said by the people who were said to have said them, but now . . . I question the accuracy of their authenticity each time I come across a new one and I cringe when I stumble upon an old favorite with credit given where credit is not due.

For instance, I happen to know Martin Luther King Jr. did not say, “Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.” That was another Martin Luther, in the 16th century. I also know that Confucius never said, “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” Lau-Tzu was the author of those 12 words. Many…

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2 thoughts on “And I Quote – Blogging Challenge Day 3

  1. Thank you so much for sharing, this favorite post prompt has become a quest for me over the past few days, I already have pages of research ready to be compiled about the accuracy and validity of quotes . . . Best of all, you stumbling upon my little post led me to your wonderful corner of the blogdom!

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