I enjoy writing down quotes from books, articles and interviews I read that resonate with me. Here is a subset that I’ll keep updating… 📚🗃🖋

    It is the nature of idea to be communicated: written, spoken, done. The idea is like grass. It craves light, likes crowds, thrives on crossbreeding, grows better for being stepped on.

    I am not sure that I exist, actually. I am all the writers that I have read, all the people that I have met, all the women that I have loved; all the cities I have visited.

    All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.

    How can I tell what exists inside the pseudoskin and pseudoconsciousness of a robot, any more than Daniel can tell what exists inside me?

    One's thought patterns become different, he said, when forced into the confines of a rigid and unfamiliar tongue. Certain common ideas become inexpressible; other, previously undreamt-of ones spring to life, finding miraculous new articulation.

    The limits of my language means the limits of my world.

    Science can amuse and fascinate us all, but it is engineering that changes the world.

    I was impressed by the variety of dreams and goals that life could offer. This was one of the very first new impressions I received when I came to Tokyo for the first time. The thought struck me that society needed a few people - just a few - who were interested in and even passionate about map-making.

    The marvel of consciousness - that sudden window swinging open on a sunlit landscape amidst the night of non-being.

    If you are silent about your pain, they'll kill you and say you enjoyed it.

I grew up by the sea and developed a deep passion for the sea and swimming 🌊🏊‍♀️⚓️.