“If there is a God, He will have to beg my forgiveness.
—A phrase that was carved on the walls of a concentration camp cell during WWII by a Jewish prisoner
“Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.
“Wear the old coat and buy the new book.
“It’s never the changes we want that change everything.
—Junot Díaz, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
“We are more than the worst thing that’s ever happened to us. All of us need to stop apologizing for having been to hell and come back breathing.
—Clementine Von Radics, Broken
“The ‘Third World’ is a term I don’t like very much, because we’re all one world. I want people to know that the largest part of humanity is suffering.
“We assume others show love the same way we do — and if they don’t, we worry it’s not there.
“If all insects on Earth disappeared, within 50 years all life on Earth would end. If all human beings disappeared from the Earth, within 50 years all forms of life would flourish.
—Jonas Salk, Biologist