Sunday, June 17, 2012

Weekend Quote (3): Black Beauty

I have just finished Anna Sewell’s Black Beauty today, and would like to share some quotes that touched me quite deeply. All of these quotes are from Jerry Barker, a kind hearted man who became one of Black Beauty’s favorite masters.

“Do your best,
And leave the rest,
Twill all come right
Some day or night”

“’Do you know why this world is as bad as it is?’
‘No,’ said the other.
‘Then I’ll tell you. It is because people think only about their own business, and won’t trouble themselves to stand up for the oppressed, nor bring the wrong-doer to light.”

“My doctrine is this, that if we see cruelty or wrong that we have the power to stop, and yet do nothing, we make ourselves shares in the guilty.”

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