„I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.“

—  Букер Талиафер Вашингтон, книга Up from Slavery

Вариант: I would permit no man, no matter what his colour might be, to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.
Источник: 1900s, Up From Slavery (1901), Chapter XI: Making Their Beds Before They Could Lie On Them. This statement was quoted in Charm and Courtesy in Conversation (1904) by Frances Bennett Callaway, p. 153 as "I permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him." It has also often been paraphrased in various other ways: I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him. I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him. I let no man drag me down so low as to make me hate him.
Источник: Up from Slavery

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