I gotta have my orange juice.

Jesu, Juva


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Duty impresses a structured hierarchy onto our lives. Duty never says, “You be you,” or “Go ahead and do what makes you happy.” Duty says, “This is who you are; do what is required.”

C. R. Wiley, The Household and the War for the Cosmos

I felt this was the key difference between the movie and book versions of A Wrinkle in Time, and perhaps many other such pairs as well.

See also: Self-control

Written by Scott Moonen

October 3, 2019 at 8:59 pm

Posted in Quotations

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