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you make me laugh, 'cause your eyes, they light the night, they look right through me

Posted on 2005.15.05 at 12:26
How I feel about it all: calmcalm
Soundtrack: Phoebe Snow - Poetry Man
"People would become better if they stopped trying to become better off.
For when everybody tries to become better off, nobody is better off.
But when everybody tries to become better, everybody is better off.

"Everybody would be rich if nobody tried to become richer.
And nobody would be poor if everbody tried to be the poorest.
And everybody would be what he ought to be...
If everybody tried to be what he wants the other fellow to be."

--Peter Maurin, co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement



Comments:


The Foo Queen
erebor at 2005-05-15 16:44 (UTC) ()
That's just about the most perfect thing I've read in a long time.
try to catch the deluge in a paper cup
primroseburrows at 2005-05-15 17:02 (UTC) ()
It's basically the Golden Rule, set to different words, which is very cool.
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