Sayings of the wise“One must always do what the Devil forbids.”
by Martin Luther WittenbergHall, written in 1530, from a letter counselling a young man
Shasta’s heart fainted at these words for he felt he had no strength left. And he writhed inside at what seemed the cruelty and unfairness of the demand. He had not yet learned that if you do one good deed your reward usually is to be set to do another and harder and better one.— C.S. Lewis, The Horse and His Boy, Chapter 10 “The Hermit of the Southern March”
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Oliver Cromwell, born this day in 1599. One of my Dad’s heroes.