To thine own self be true.
Be Honest? Don’t listen to others? Do the right thing? Look out for yourself? What the hell does it mean?
He sat there, looking at the screen. Nothing. No thoughts, no ideas. The only thing he could find in his mind was the faint sound of an aria coming from the apartment downstairs. “Symbolic,” he thinks. “I’m trying to get my mind wrapped around something said in a dark 16th century Danish castle, and it’s kicked back listening to a sunny 17th century Italian opera.”
He closed his eyes, leaned back, and gave in to the rich, luxurient sounds from centuries ago. And in doing so, he understood.
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To thine own self be true? Simple. Ignore the thoughts on top…and listen to the music below.