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Monday, September 20, 2010

Learning

"Have you learned the lessons only of those who admired you, and were tender with you, and stood aside for you? Have you not learned great lessons from those who braced themselves against you, and disputed passage with you?"
Walt Whitman 

2 comments:

  1. I think people should not teach lessons each other. That's what life does. And then it is up to you whether you perceive it as hard or soft lesson...

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  2. "Have you not learned great lessons from those who braced themselves against you?"

    Yes, we have a lot! Only politicians of our times are not able to accept this. Furthermore, the one who is different – such as Joachim Gauck – will be overcome speedy.

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