Words, Martin Luther King Jnr and The Dalai Lama

28 Aug

As an English teacher, words matter to me! This display was in my classroom and given the potentially very disturbing news re Syria from our Government, one of the quotations, that by H.C.Longuet-Higgins, seems particularly apt.

Words in my classroom

Words in my classroom

Language can alter human ideas

Language can alter human ideas

On the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jnr’s ‘I have a dream’ speech, the Dalai Lama here pays tribute

His Holiness the Dalai Lama speaks from his residence in Dharamsala, India, about his dream in honour of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech recorded as part of NBC News’ #DreamDay coverage on August 28th, 2013.
and a beautiful White Daisy for you.

White daisy

White daisy

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4 responses to “Words, Martin Luther King Jnr and The Dalai Lama

  1. WordsFallFromMyEyes

    September 1, 2013 at 6:17 am

    A wonderful post, Sally 🙂

    Words reverberate even after death.

  2. makagutu

    August 29, 2013 at 8:13 am

    Great! Bombs and guns determine who is left, words alone have a lasting effect on our ideas!

  3. Choc Chip Uru

    August 28, 2013 at 9:05 pm

    That is beautiful for Martin Luther King 🙂


  4. Jim in IA

    August 28, 2013 at 2:24 pm

    I will be watching the ceremonies. Thank you for reminding of the importance of our words.


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