During this period of isolation and contemplation, Looking at the Stars‘ management team have been reviewing our Mission and Vision statements in an effort to more clearly communicate our purpose. One outcome of this review is a decision to retire the Oscar Wild quote from 1892 that we’ve been using to express our Vision and update it with a relevant quote from Nobel Prize Winner for Literature, poet Joseph Brodsky, from his acceptance speech in 1987. (Click to view PDF.)
It may be too late for the world, but for the individual there always remains a chance.
This quote amplifies our focus on society’s prisoners, to whom we bring a glimmer of hope and encouragement that life can give them another chance.