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"so completely not surprising, but nevertheless exciting, this is definitely one of those life changing books." May 03, 2015 12:09PM

 
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from footnote: "...so that he hits the target best who is able to recognize the picture in the distorted one." p 157 (quoting Aristotle)

"Hence your complaints of unfruitfulness, for you reject too soon and discriminate too severely." p 161 (quoting F. Schiller)

"The dream takes places the place of action, as elsewhere in life." p 177"
Mar 15, 2015 08:54AM

 

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Mark Z. Danielewski
“Passion has little to do with euphoria and everything to do with patience. It is not about feeling good. It is about endurance. Like patience, passion comes from the same Latin root: pati. It does not mean to flow with exuberance. It means to suffer.”
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