Functionally Literate – Quote


I usually share the opening lines of books but I was reading The Kingdom of God Is Within You by Tolstoy and I read this sentence:

The good cannot seize power, nor retain it, to do this men must love power. And love of power is inconsistent with goodness; but quite consistent with the very opposite qualities – pride, cunning, cruelty.

I had the feeling that you would enjoy this.

Tolstoy, you are brilliant.

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The Sleepcoat League

Armchair anthropologist, sometime scribe, freelance philosopher, amateur artist, part-time poet, musical maven, alliteration aficionado.

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