To write (or think) well, you need to read well.
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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Robert M. Pirsig
"The only Zen you find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there."
Memoirs of Hadrian
Marguerite Yourcenar
"Life was to me a horse to whose motion one yields, but only after having trained the animal to the utmost."
Letters to a Young Poet
Rainer Maria Rilke
"Don't you see how anything that happens is always yet another beginning?"
Tao Te Ching
Lao Tzu
“There is a time to live and a time to die but never to reject the moment.”
How to Change Your Mind
Michael Pollan
"But there are moments when curiosity gets the better of fear."