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Monday, 9 March 2015

Words to Live By

The Honourable Jack Layton, MP & NDP Leader

     "My friends,
Love is better than anger.
Hope is better than fear.

Optimism is better than despair. 

  So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic.
And we'll change the world."

John Gilbert (Jack) Layton  (July 18, 1950 – August 22, 2011)

Written just 2 days before his death (cancer) in a letter to his fellow Canadians, Jack Layton's final, poetic, & powerful words still move me to tears as readily as they did when his passing was announced on every newscast, everywhere in the world.
So simple, so profound, & so timelessly resonant.

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