I Tilt At Windmills

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    Hopeless Case

    I often find myself battling with pointless enemies.  Wars I can never win.  I have learned over the years that I am a man of no influence; my sniping and protesting about mendacity and injustice has not changed the world.  I try to learn this lesson, but I still do it...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    46-50
    Jul 17, 2011

    Every Chance I Get

    Sometimes I tink I have a serious Don Quixote complex. I seem to feel compelled to rush off to the aid of any damsel in distress, whether she is or not. I feel the need to right the wrongs around me, whether or not they exist being beside the point. I bravely rush off to do...
    FordPrefect42 FordPrefect42
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Feb 21, 2011

    I've loved the story

    if Don Quixote ever since I saw the musical "Lord of La Mancha." Yes, I tilt at windmills. Sometimes for good causes, like Don Quixote, other times not for such good causes. It's important to know what kind of windmill you're tilting at. Is it for good? If so, it may not be time...
    Owlmaid Owlmaid
    26-30, F
    Jan 23, 2014
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