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THE COURAGE TO TRANSCRIBE – E.M. Cioran

Cioran, Emil M., Anathemas and Admirations, tr. Richard Howard (London: Quartet Books, 1992) p. 170:

Demosthenes copied out Thucydides eight times. That is how you learn a language. One ought to have the courage to transcribe all the books one loves.

 

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