Standing for Truth

Persecution cannot harm him who stands
by Truth. Did not Socrates fall proudly
a victim in body? Was not Paul stoned
for the sake of the Truth? It is our
inner self that hurts us when we
disobey and kills us when we betray.

source: Kahlil Gibran, Secrets of the Heart
image: Eddie’s Images, Bald Eagle
reposted from ETH Autumn 2015

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11 thoughts on “Standing for Truth

    • Deep inside the human psyche is an urge for
      understanding that drives us toward the truth.
      Judicial systems are built upon this premise.
      Thank you so much for your kind words

  1. is that an American eagle, or a beautiful bird… is it on the road to damascus, or is it in the sky, does it think of you and me, or does it fly…

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