Not too personal · Old blog

#GettingPersonal If you wrong us, shall we not revenge?

Shakespeare wrote magnificently in “The Merchant of Venice” these words:

If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not die? And if you wrong us, shall we not revenge? If we are like you in the rest, we will resemble you in that.

I believe that it sums up all that is good and bad in humanity.

I watched last night, for the 7th time, “the Pianist”, the story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman, character played by Adrien Brody (for which he won the Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role).

I watch it every time I`m upset, depressed or need to relax before or after something stressful. It makes you understand how little your problems are compared to others. I know I shouldn’t compare myself to others as we all are unique in one way another. But, as any other person, I cannot help myself.

For me, there are three very emotional scenes/parts in the movie: READ MORE