Daily Touch of Inspirations
May 20th: Quality over quantity
Ryan Holiday, The 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living
There is no prize for having read the most books before you die. Even if you were the most dedicated reader in the world- a book a day, even- your collection would probably never be bigger than a small branch of library. You'll never even come close to matching what's stored in the servers of Goggle Books or keep up with the hundreds of thousands of new titles published on Amazon each year.
What if, when it came to your reading and learning, you prioritized quality over quantity? What if you read the few great books deeply instead of briefly skimming all the new books? Your shelves might be emptier, but your brain and your life would be fuller.