The virtue of a free man is seen to be as great in avoiding danger as in overcoming it. ...Flight at the proper time, just as well as fighting, is to be reckoned, therefore, as showing strength of mind in a man who is free;"
Life moves on, whether we act as cowards or heros. Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would but realize it, than to accept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. What seems nasty, painful, evil, can become a source of beauty, joy and strength, if faced with an open mind. Every moment is a golden one for him who has the ... [full quote][add comments][Rate][Share]