“If I finish a book a week, I will read only a few thousand books in my lifetime, about a tenth of a percent of the contents of the greatest libraries of our time. The trick is to know which books to read.” — Carl Sagan, Cosmos

Understand that you cannot read them all.

Find your “Why”.

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Choose your Genre: but you don’t have to.

Discern the time you have.

“I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo.
“So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”

All life is an experiment: the more you make, the better. — Ralph Emerson

Discern your spending limits.

Reading requires both effort and will.

I use these stickers to keep track of important points in the book.

Whatever you buy, do not come out emptyhanded.

“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.”
Mother Theresa

Software Engineer, CSE Graduate @ University of Moratuwa

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