A fine injunction and a good reason for the sun to shine, if it needed more good reasons: to help us also shine.  I am writing this sitting on the terrace of our garden, in the first week that the sun has shone brightly and warmly enough to work outside.

“Shine, sun, so that I may shine.”


Source: Nikos Kazantzakis, The Last Temptation, trans. P.A. Bien (London: Faber and Faber, 1983), p. 348

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