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Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
"THIS GODDAMN FUCKING BOOK!

To be bluntly honest, I have no idea how to summarize Infinite Jest with one sentence. I want to call this book a masterpiece, but at the same time, this was not an easy book to read or understand. The only person who act..." Read more of this review »
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Søren Kierkegaard
“Out of love for mankind, and out of despair at my embarrassing situation, seeing that I had accomplished nothing and was unable to make anything easier than it had already been made, and moved by a genuine interest in those who make everything easy, I conceived it as my task to create difficulties everywhere.”
Søren Kierkegaard

David Mitchell
“When insolvent, pack minimally, with a valise tough enough to be thrown onto a London pavement from a first- or second-floor window. Insist on hotel rooms no higher.”
David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas

“Deep is the chasm between the centuries, but by bridging it a man may return home.”
David C. Douglas, The Normans

Søren Kierkegaard
“Sitting calmly on a ship in fair weather is not a metaphor for having faith; but when the ship has sprung a leak, then enthusiastically to keep the ship afloat by pumping and not to seek the harbor--that is the metaphor for having faith. (Concluding Unscientific Postscript)”
Søren Kierkegaard
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George Eliot
“But the effect of her being on those around her was incalculably diffusive: for the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs.”
George Eliot, Middlemarch

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