My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.
Early on the morning of Monday, August 22, 2011, Jack Layton – the charismatic leader of
Canada’s New Democratic Party –succumbed to his battle with cancer.
These are some of his words he wrote in a letter to the Canadian people.