"The world is but a canvas to the imagination." -HDT

Saturday, March 20, 2010

For the Children

"Each second we live is a new and unique moment of the universe, a moment that will never be again... And what do we teach our children?  We teach them that two and two make four, and that Paris is the capital of France. When will we also teach them what they are? We should say to each of them: Do you know what you are? You are a marvel. You are unique. In all the years that have passed, there has never been another child like you.  Your legs, your ams, your clever fingers, the way you move.  You may become Shakespeare, a Michelangelo,  a Beethoven.  You have the capacity for anything. Yes, you are a marvel.  And when you grow up, can you harm another who is, like you, another marvel? You must work, we must all work to make the world worthy of its children." -Pablo Casals


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