|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Mrs. Warren's Profession by George Bernard Shaw:
the most effective instrument of moral propaganda in the world,
excepting only the example of personal conduct; and I waive even
this exception in favor of the art of the stage, because it works
by exhibiting examples of personal conduct made intelligible and
moving to crowds of unobservant, unreflecting people to whom real
life means nothing. I have pointed out again and again that the
influence of the theatre in England is growing so great that
whilst private conduct, religion, law, science, politics, and
morals are becoming more and more theatrical, the theatre itself
remains impervious to common sense, religion, science, politics,
and morals. That is why I fight the theatre, not with pamphlets
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie:
"Good heavens!" cried Inglethorp, starting up. "What a monstrous
idea! _I_--poison my dearest Emily!"
"I do not think"--Poirot watched him narrowly--"that you quite
realize the unfavourable nature of your evidence at the inquest.
Mr. Inglethorp, knowing what I have now told you, do you still
refuse to say where you were at six o'clock on Monday afternoon?"
With a groan, Alfred Inglethorp sank down again and buried his
face in his hands. Poirot approached and stood over him.
"Speak!" he cried menacingly.
With an effort, Inglethorp raised his face from his hands. Then,
slowly and deliberately, he shook his head.
The Mysterious Affair at Styles
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from King James Bible:
JOB 15:30 He shall not depart out of darkness; the flame shall dry up
his branches, and by the breath of his mouth shall he go away.
JOB 15:31 Let not him that is deceived trust in vanity: for vanity
shall be his recompence.
JOB 15:32 It shall be accomplished before his time, and his branch
shall not be green.
JOB 15:33 He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine, and shall
cast off his flower as the olive.
JOB 15:34 For the congregation of hypocrites shall be desolate, and
fire shall consume the tabernacles of bribery.
JOB 15:35 They conceive mischief, and bring forth vanity, and their
King James Bible