50 Inspirational People | Thích Quảng Đức.
I was bewildered by his passion for equality.
As soon as the gasoline was poured on him, tears started to form in my eyes. He sat quietly as if he was ready and felt no pain.
The match was lit. He was burned, as black smoke rose from where he sat.
The most amazing is he sat in silence, pure serenity, not mourning, not an uttered word from him.
He just sat in plain and peaceful silence.
Many of those monks, prostrated themselves, so did many of the spectators.
Winning faith from people across the globe.
His sacrifice gave these monks more to fight for.
He taught me to believe that there are those people, who would risk anything to fight for what they think is right. He gave his life to what he had faith in, and used silence to scream ‘peace’.