Sunday, December 14, 2008

Quote of the day

Ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it towards others. And the more peace there is in us, the more peace there will also be in our troubled world.

- Etty Hillesum,
died in Auschwitz in 1943 at the age of 29. From An Interrupted Life, a compilation of her diaries and letters.


  1. That's a profound quote. I absolutely agree.

  2. I don't usually get into quotes but I keep rereading this one and getting more out of it each time.

  3. So very true. Such a beautiful quote. Thanks for sharing.


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