“The living owe it to those who no longer can speak to tell their story for them.”
― Czesław Miłosz, The Issa Valley: A Novel
This entry was posted on April 17, 2013 by changibson. It was filed under A to Z Challenge and was tagged with In memory of Boston.
powerful – we have a responsibility, duty, obligation to speak out for those who can’t.
Susan Scott’s Soul Stuff
April 17, 2013 at 7:30 am
I believe we do, but I wonder what is the best way to do that. Thank you again for being here makes me feel good.
April 17, 2013 at 2:01 pm
Hello, Elizabeth! That’s a bittersweet quote; it speaks of a huge responsibility but also, incredible kindness, to speak up for those who can’t…to remember those who were lost too soon.
This is a quote I first thought of after hearing about the Boston tragedy: “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” ~Dr. Seuss
Happy A to Z-ing! from Laura Marcella @ Wavy Lines
April 17, 2013 at 2:33 pm
Love that Dr. Seuss quote and it’s so true.
April 17, 2013 at 2:55 pm
I love it. I’ve thought about having to speak for animals and children, but never those who have gone before us. Very eye opening!
April 17, 2013 at 5:44 pm
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