Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Quote of the unspecified temporal interval

I bawled her out one time for not doing more with the talents she had. She replied that having talent doesn't carry with it the obligation that something has to be done with it. This was startling news to me. I thought people were supposed to grab their talents and run as far and fast as they could.

-Kurt Vonnegut on talent and responsibility
from Conversations with Kurt Vonnegut

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