Monday, 9 November 2009

Phrase for Today.

History, despite it's
wrenching pain,
Cannot be unlived, but if
faced with courage, need not be
lived again.
Mayo Angelou (b 1928) US writer. Read at the inauguration of President Bill Clinton.
' On the Pulse of the Morning' (January 20,, 1993.)

4 comments:

  1. Oh,so true. I have been trying to "unlive" the past for a while now...without any success. C-ya !

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  2. I remember hearing this in college many years ago.

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  3. I not only wish that I was the author of these wise words but that I could avoid the pain of repetition by learning the lesson in the first place.

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