Posts Tagged ‘Words’
They came first for the gays and the Jews,
and I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t gay, or a Jew.
Then they came for the immigrants and the socialists,
and I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t an immigrant or a socialist.
Then they came for the Muslims,
and I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t a Muslim.
Then they came for me
and by that time no one was left to speak up.
Seriously, you guys. Stop with the historical wheel of hate, OK? As somebody with a background in historical studies, it gets really depressing, and leaves me with very little hope for a future that doesn’t look like V for Vendetta.
“You must give up the life you planned in order to have the life that is waiting for you.”
– Joseph Campbell
“As long as you make an identity for yourself out of pain, you cannot be free of it.”
“Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none.”
– Benjamin Franklin
Ok, besides 1, 2 and 5 I’m doing pretty well!