“The best thing…

“The best thing for being sad,” replied Merlyn […], “is to learn something. That is the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your veins, you may miss your only love, you may see the world about you devastated by evil lunatics, or know your honour trampled in the sewers of baser minds. There is only one thing for it then – to learn. Learn why the world wags and what wags it. That is the only thing which the mind can never exhaust, never alienate, never be tortured by, never fear or distrust, and never dream of regretting. Learning is the thing for you.”



3 comments on ““The best thing…

  1. amyuthus says:

    I think I might start tacking this quote onto the end of all my teaching syllabi.

  2. Anonymous says:

    NIce post, Amy, you are developing into quite a teacher, in spite of yourself!!! : )

    • amyuthus says:

      Yeah, I always swore I would never be a teacher, but I’m starting to really enjoy it! It’s really fun to watch people get better at something and know you played a little part in it. 🙂

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