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J.M. Coetzee
“You have a false understanding of what it means to read. Reading is not just turning printed signs into sounds. Reading is something deeper. True reading means hearing what the book has to say and pondering it— perhaps even having a conversation in your mind with the author. It means learning about the world— the world as it really is, not as you wish it to be.”
J.M. Coetzee, The Death of Jesus

“Expertise is achieved only after working hard on hard problems.”
Robert R. Hoffman, Accelerated Expertise

“Some men think more than they read. Others read more than they think. Those who practice both, grow wise. Those who follow neither, remain ignorant.”
~John Leland (1830)”
John Leland (1830)

Blaise Pascal
“Man's greatness comes from knowing that he is wretched: a tree does not know it is wretched. Thus it is wretched to know that one is wretched, but there is greatness in knowing one is wretched.”
Blaise Pascal, Pensées

Theodore Roosevelt
“Comparison is the thief of joy.”
Theodore Roosevelt

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