'Most importantly,' he said, 'this museum must celebrate the other lesson history has taught us -- that tyranny and oppression are no match for compassion . . . that the fanatical shouts of the bullies of the world are invariably silenced by the unified voices of decency that rise up to meet them. It is these voices - these choirs of empathy, tolerance, and compassion -- that I pray one day will sing from this mountaintop.'Amen to that.
Saturday, May 26, 2018
A Pretty Good Book, Part 2
Here is a delicious quote from Dan Brown's latest book, Origin: A Novel. This is from the character of the king of Spain, speaking to his son: