this way

“Think of it this way,”  said Hemholtz. “Our aim is to make the world more beautiful than it was when we came into it. It can be done. You can do it.”

A small cry of despair came from Jim Donnini. It was meant to be private, but it pierced every ear with its poignancy.

“How?” said Jim.

“Love yourself,” said Hemholtz, “and make your instrument sing about it.”

-An excerpt from “The Kid Nobody Could Handle” by Kurt Vonnegut