This article was posted a while back on the Free Page Numbers website but seemed particularly appropriate today. It reminds us of a basic tenet that inspires both librarians and publishers that words and ideas can, in fact, change the world. And it uses words and clips from Robin Williams‘ wonderful portrayal of the English teacher John Keating in the film Dead Poets Society to get the point across.
Other people have had a similar reaction in response the news of Mr. Williams’ passing.
- Robin Williams And The ‘O Captain’ Scene That Inspired A Generation
- Remembering Robin Williams: A Look Back At His Powerful Play
- Robin Williams: ‘Carpe Diem. Seize The Day. Make Your Lives Extraordinary’
You may also want to checkout the YouTube video Best Robin Williams Moments | Mashable
(Thanks to John Riley of Gabriel Books for providing ATG’s daily quirkies.)