To write (or think) well, you need to read well.
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Of Wolves and Men
Barry Lopez
The wolf is intricately connected to humanity, and we've killed them for sport.
Sebastian Junger
We're a society of affluent, hyper-individual strangers who don't remember how to form a healthy community - a tribe.
A Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towles
“It is the business of the times to change, Mr. Halecki. And it is the business of gentlemen to change with them.”
Letters to a Young Contrarian
Christopher Hitchens
"...moment of near despair is quite often the moment that precedes courage rather than resignation. "
Eichmann in Jerusalem
Hannah Arendt
"Good can be radical; evil can never be radical..."
The Denial of Death
Ernest Becker
" is not enough to change the structure of society in order to bring a new world into being; the psychology of man also has to be changed."
G.K. Chesterton
"The aim of the sculptor is to convince us that he is a sculptor; the aim of the orator, is to convince us that he is not an orator."
To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee
"Atticus told me to delete the adjectives and I’d have the facts."
Marcus Aurelius
“Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.”