A great loss . . .

We loss a great man who always led us to laughter and tears. Now only tears. In Dead Poets Society, Robin Williams plays John Keating, an electric English teacher at an elite all-boys high school. In a quintessential speech, Keating tells his students:

“To quote from Whitman, “O me! O life!… of the questions of these recurring; of the endless trains of the faithless… of cities filled with the foolish; what good amid these, O me, O life?” Answer. That you are here – that life exists, and identity; that the powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse. That the powerful play *goes on* and you may contribute a verse. What will your verse be?”

Robin Williams

About Dr Bill Wooten

Organizational Psychologist,Guitarist, Banjo Picker, Bicyclist, Reader and Books, Books, Books
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6 Responses to A great loss . . .

  1. mimijk says:

    My heart is so sad … may he rest in peace.

  2. This was such heartbreaking news to hear. A bright light extinguished…

  3. Dead Poet’s Society is a movie that every teacher should watch. Robin Williams brought the character alive with his acting.

  4. Uncle Tree says:

    This is a sadness that will linger, I’m afraid.

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