Nike's Psyche

An outlet for my peaceful ponderings with, perhaps, the occasional rant.

Monday, March 05, 2007

Piggy Back



I sit on a man's back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by any means possible, except by getting off his back.


~Leo Tolstoy

3 Comments:

  • At 6:53 AM, Blogger King of Peace said…

    Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
    —Martin Luther King, Jr.

     
  • At 9:05 AM, Blogger November In My Soul said…

    I have been thinking about this post since it first went up and I still cannot decide what it is you're trying to say.

     
  • At 11:15 AM, Blogger Victoria said…

    What this quote meant to me when I read it is that it is easy for me to say, "I want to help the poor, the oppressed, the abused . . ." but what have I actually done to make their lives easier? Am I making a difference in any way or are they just words?

     

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