Friday, August 22, 2014

For Poetry and the Human Race

Big Sur Serpentine

"We don't read and write poetry because it's cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for."   
~ From Dead Poet's Society — spoken by the character played by Robin Williams

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