There is incredible value in being of service to others. I think if many of the people in therapy offices were dragged out to put their finger in a dike, or take up their place in a working line, they would be relieved of terrible burdens.
How is it that we dare to honk at others in traffic, when we know nothing about where they have just come from or what they are on their way to?
—Elizabeth Berg in Talk Before Sleep
It feels strange to see him; it's been a while. I feel as though I need to meet him all over again.
—Elizabeth Berg in Range Of Motion
I turn off the radio, listen to the quiet. Which has its own rich sound. Which I knew, but had forgotten. And it is good to remember.
—Elizabeth Berg in Open House
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