Swine Flu Quote of the Day

John Donne’s “Meditation 17″ in 1624: 

“No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friend’s or of thine own were. Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind; and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.”

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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