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Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
“Mario, what do you get when you cross an insomniac, an unwilling agnostic and a dyslexic?"

"I give."

"You get someone who stays up all night torturing himself mentally over the question of whether or not there's a dog.”
David Foster Wallace
Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
“The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you.”
David Foster Wallace
Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
“I do things like get in a taxi and say, "The library, and step on it.”
David Foster Wallace
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But What If We're Wrong? by Chuck Klosterman
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A Way to God by Matthew Fox
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The best part about this book were the quotes from Merton and Eckhart. The worst part was Fox's constant reminder of HIMSELF and his work. Like, was it necessary to point out that you supposedly coined the word "ecumenist?" Ugh.

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Chronicles, Vol. 1 by Bob Dylan
Chronicles, Vol. 1
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David Foster Wallace
“I do things like get in a taxi and say, "The library, and step on it.”
David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest

Shane Claiborne
“Most good things have been said far too many times and just need to be lived.”
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Mary Oliver
“I tell you this
to break your heart,
by which I mean only
that it break open and never close again
to the rest of the world.”
Mary Oliver, New and Selected Poems, Vol. 2
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David Foster Wallace
“The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad petty little unsexy ways, every day.”
David Foster Wallace, This Is Water: Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life

David Foster Wallace
“Mario, what do you get when you cross an insomniac, an unwilling agnostic and a dyslexic?"

"I give."

"You get someone who stays up all night torturing himself mentally over the question of whether or not there's a dog.”
David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest

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