How does someone like you, whose life so different, whose background and upbringing bear almost no resemblance to mine, understand me better than everyone else in my life, even better than those supposedly closest to me?
~ccj, 1320, Cambridge
The most vigorous and genuine readers are often those most conscious of their own ignorance
If, as a result of reading a lot, I think of myself as a knowledgeable person, then I probably haven't read as much as I imagined I have.
~ccj, 2043, Cambridge
Exclusivity doesn't make you superior in the same way that relatability doesn't make you ordinary.
~ccj, 2027, Cambridge
Regular fasting saves money
And it keeps me slim.
~ccj, 1812, Cambridge
Seeing people, being around them, makes me happy. As long as I don't have to talk to them.
~ccj, 1809, Cambridge