"In order that the mind may not be taxed, moreover, by the manifold and confused reading of so many such things, and in order to prevent the escape of something valuable that we have read, heard, or discovered through the process of thinking itself, it will be found very useful to entrust to notebooks ... those things which seem noteworthy and striking."

[Commonplace books: Thomas Farnaby, 17th-century]

Our levels are a little bit different ... To beat Federer you need to be Nadal and run around like a rabbit and hit winners from all over the place.

[tennis, Federer: Marat Safin, Wimbledon TV interview]

Posted by Daniel on 07.04.2008


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