Sunday, July 7, 2013

Words to live by

So, I was cleaning up some files and I came across this:

IIRC, I found this card the day I moved into the deans' hallway and stuck it in my desk drawer. When I moved back to a faculty office, I threw it in a file. I don't find it terribly eloquent, but it's a nice enough sentiment. Actually, it reminded me of this, which I happened to come across online when I was looking for something else recently:

The values in the quotation from the Dalai Lama and those expressed in the Doc Savage Oath seem pretty compatible to me. I just can't imagine the Dalai Lama riding on the running board of a roadster firing mercy bullets at fleeing gangsters...

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