July 6, 2015

100 Words -- Enough

The story goes that Joseph Heller and Kurt Vonnegut were both guests at a party hosted by a billionaire on Long Island. Vonnegut is looking around, taking it all in. He turns to Heller and asks how it feels to know that their host probably made more money in one day than Heller did from all his sales of Catch-22. Heller replied that he had something the rich man could never have. Vonnegut asked what that could possibly be. Heller said, “I’ve got enough.” How many of us can look at ourselves in the mirror and say the same thing?

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