Monday, January 17, 2011

Martin Luther King on Shakespeare, and Street Sweeping

If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.

Happy Martin Luther King Day, everybody.

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