Archive for October 3rd, 2012

Something else an academic education will do for you.
If you go along with it any considerable distance, it’ll begin to give you an idea what size mind you have.
What it’ll fit and, maybe, what it won’t.  After a while, you’ll have an idea what kind of thoughts your particular size mind should be wearing.
For one thing, it may save you an extraordinary amount of time trying on ideas that don’t suit you, aren’t becoming to you.  You’ll begin to know your true measurements and dress your mind accordingly.
    —    J. D. Salinger
From his book:  “A Catcher In The Rye
[Apologies for my creative interpretation.  This is one paragraph in the original…    —    KMAB]

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