Friday, September 28, 2007

Foundation of Greatness

“Greatness is always built on this foundation: the ability to speak and act, as the common person.”

Source: Shams-ud-din Muhammed Hafiz. Cited in Greg Mortensen and David Oliver Relin, Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace…One School at a Time (New York: Penguin Books, 2006), 34.

Image: Fourteenth Century Poet from Shiraz, Persia (Iran)