Let us disperse from our aloofness and serve the weak who made us strong, and cleanse the country in which we live. Let us teach this miserable nation to smile and rejoice with heaven’s bounty and glory of life and freedom.
— Kahlil Gibran, born this day in 1883
The “I” in me, my friend, dwells in the house of silence,
and therein it shall remain for ever more,