Sunday September 21, 2014

Suffering—how divine it is, how misunderstood! We owe to it all that is good in us, all that gives value to life; we owe to it pity, we owe to it courage, we owe to it all the virtues.
—Anatole France
   French writer(1908-1950)

Source:The Garden of Epicurus(buy from Amazon)




Reflection for the Day appears in the Boston Globe every Monday through Saturday, on the last pages of the "g" section. The year 2014 marks the feature's thirtieth year of publication.

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