Author: Henry David Thoreau (---.tcompressor.com)
Date: 02-05-06 17:24
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Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis. --Ralph Waldo Emerson
O! call not me to justify the wrong
That thy unkindness lays upon my heart;
Wound me not with thine eye, but with thy tongue:
Use power with power, and slay me not by art,
Tell me thou lov\'st elsewhere; but in my sight,
Dear heart, forbear to glance thine eye aside:
What need\'st thou wound with cunning, when thy might
Is more than my o\'erpress\'d defence can bide?
Let me excuse thee: ah! my love well knows
Her pretty looks have been mine enemies;
And therefore from my face she turns my foes,
That they elsewhere might dart their injuries:
Yet do not so; but since I am near slain,
Kill me outright with looks, and rid my pain.
We regard God as an airman regards his parachute; it\'s there for emergencies but he hopes he\'ll never have to use it.
- C.S. Lewis, In Religion
I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will always
eventually triumph. And there\'s purpose and worth to each and every life.