“Actually, I’m not very presumptuous either. You know, I barely rescued myself. And one thing I noticed from being on the street is that, looking the other way, all of us are really — everybody in this room — is really just groping their way around in life. We grab on to things that tell us we’ve got it all figured out, but I bet if I ask for a show of hands of people who have just the littlest bit of doubt that they don’t have it all figured out, I bet you everybody would raise their hands. So in that context it would be kind of presumptuous to know you could save the next person — at least for me. This may surprise a lot of people to hear me say it, but it’s an honest answer…Saving myself is going to be a lifetime job, so I don’t know if I can really get to the point where I have the time or the wherewithal to save the next guy. I don’t know what’s right for you. And I wouldn’t presume to tell you right now.”Lee Stringer from Like Shaking Hands with God: A Conversation about Writing with Kurt Vonnegut and Lee Stringer

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