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Sat May 14, 2016, 03:17 PM

1. How inspiring. This reminds of a monologue about planting trees in Anton Ckehov's play Uncle Vanya

... if mankind is happy a thousand years from now I shall have been partly responsible in my small way for their happiness. When I plant a young birch tree and see it budding and swaying in the wind, my heart swells with pride

...when I cross peasant-forests which I have saved from the ax, or hear the rustling of the young trees which I have set out with my own hands, I feel as if I had had some small share in improving the climate, ....



Read more at http://www.monologuearchive.com/c/chekhov_007.html#xV7pzpgxQ6rubpqC.99





I just watched it for the first time yesterday on DVD. The monologue jumped out at me and immediately came to mind when isae your post.

Really inspiring men. Thank you.





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