When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me’.
-– Erma Bombeck
It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.
Love is the first ingredient in the relief of suffering.
— Padre Pio
Life is short, very short, and what are we doing here if not trying to become more generous and loving?
— George Saunders