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    1971 Muhammad Ali Handwritten & Signed Quotations Lot of 4. Not only the greatest and most controversial figure in post-war boxing, Muhammad Ali has long been considered the most thoughtful and outspoken, an advocate for peace so dedicated that he surrendered his title and his livelihood rather than submit to the Vietnam War draft. Here he puts some of his wisdom to paper, four quotations each autographed at the close with the notation, "Peace." These thoughts were put to paper while in Switzerland training for his seventh round knockout victory over Juergen Blin the day after Christmas 1971. The quotations read as follows:

    "The very thought of the love of God fills the heart with Joy, and relieves it of its burden."

    "The attitude of looking at everything with a smile is the sign of the saintly soul."

    "Fear is a shadow cast upon the light of the soul, the shadow of something the soul does not know, which is strange to the soul."

    "The moment the soul compares its own limitation with the perfection of God it has begun to progress."

    Ali's red ballpoint ink rates 9+/10 throughout on two separate sheets of onion skin letterhead from a Zurich hotel. Pages exhibit light handling wear but no condition issues of any concern. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    November, 2014
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