Thursday, April 23, 2009

To Hidden Heroes...

"The last of my words will be addressed to those heroes who might still be hidden in the world, those who are held prisoner, not by their evasions, but by their virtues and their desperate courage. My brothers in spirit, check on your virtues and on the nature of the enemies you're serving. Your destroyers hold you by means of your endurance, your generosity, your innocence, your love–the endurance that carries their burdens–the generosity that responds to their cries of despair–the innocence that is unable to conceive of their evil and gives them the benefit of every doubt, refusing to condemn them without understanding and incapable of understanding such motives as theirs...don't exhaust the greatness of your soul on achieving the triumph of the evil of theirs." -Ayn Rand