Criticism, even hostility, from the People is praise indeed. Just their indifference can almost bring you to tears of joy.
Another semi-old sorehead noted, “Doesn’t really matter who you marry ‘cause you end up with someone else anyway.” Yet they still expect one plus one to equal the predictable. Ha!
Efforts and funds can certainly make crooked roads straight, but without them, crooked roads ARE still roads, and they will still take you somewhere.
Anyone who believes that “great deeds are done,” and “history made,” when Men struggle with other Men, have not the slightest suspicion of where the real conflict lies.
“You know,” said he, “death is just a pencil without an eraser.”