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Journal Entry - Friday, March 29, 2024

On Writing and Books

You can always edit a bad page. You can’t edit a blank page.
—Jodi Picoult

A writer only begins a book. A reader finishes it.
—Samuel Johnson

The first draft is just telling yourself a story.
—Terry Pratchett

A room without books is like a body without a soul.

So many books, so little time.
—Frank Zappa

Books are uniquely portable magic.
—Stephen King

If I had to pick a favorite, I would choose the quote by Cicero. I’m a fan of the Stoic school of philosophy. That doesn’t mean I know much about Stoicism, but I’m learning.

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