Quote by Jodi Picoult
All any of us wanted, really, was to know that we counted. That someone else's life would not have been as rich without us here.
This quote highlights the universal human desire for significance and validation. It suggests that deep down, our ultimate longing is to feel important and influential, knowing that our existence has had a positive impact on others. We yearn for the assurance that we have made a meaningful difference, adding value to someone else's life, and our absence would have diminished their experiences. It reflects the intrinsic need for connection and the affirmation that our presence and contributions are valued and cherished.
Consider the attitude our great Vasile Conta held in the Chamber in 1879. Fifty years earlier the Romanian philosopher demonstrated with unshakeable scientific arguments, framed in a system of impeccable logic, the soundness of racial truths that must lie at the foundation of the national state...