So grateful to Scott Erb for sharing this…

World in Motion

Today I came across this quote from Sophie Scholl, a woman I greatly admire for being part of the White Rose resistance to Hitler in WWII, executed in 1943 at the age of 21.     Especially with all the craziness in the world today, and all the mundane distractions in life, I think this is a very powerful, meaningful and profound quote.

Please read this.  Think about it.  Live it!

“The real damage is done by those millions who want to ‘survive.’ The honest men who just want to be left in peace. Those who don’t want their little lives disturbed by anything bigger than themselves. Those with no sides and no causes. Those who won’t take measure of their own strength, for fear of antagonizing their own weakness. Those who don’t like to make waves—or enemies. Those for whom freedom, honor, truth, and principles are only literature. Those…

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  1. When I posted that quote I was certain you’d like it! Have you seen the film “Sophie Scholl: The Final Days.” It’s German language with subtitles, but it’s a really powerful film based on transcripts of her interrogation after her arrest (only available after East German documents were found). It’s POWERFUL – it’s the kind of thing where the level of moral courage she shows can bring tears to your eyes. Anyway, thanks for the reblog!

  2. Please let me know what you think when you watch it. Whenever I get thinking about just giving in and going with the flow and not worrying about the world around me, I remember Sophie.

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