Book Review: Fight Club

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Memorable Quotes

  • “It’s only after you’ve lost everything that you’re free to do anything.” 
  • “This is your life and its ending one moment at a time.”
  • “You buy furniture. You tell yourself, this is the last sofa I will ever need in my life. Buy the sofa, then for a couple years you’re satisfied that no matter what goes wrong, at least you’ve got your sofa issue handled. Then the right set of dishes. Then the perfect bed. The drapes. The rug. Then you’re trapped in your lovely nest, and the things you used to own, now they own you.” 
  • “At the time, my life just seemed too complete, and maybe we have to break everything to make something better out of ourselves.”
  • “Only after disaster can we be resurrected. It’s only after you’ve lost everything that you’re free to do anything. Nothing is static, everything is evolving, everything is falling apart.”
  • “How everything you ever love will reject you or die. Everything you ever create will be thrown away. Everything you’re proud of will end up as trash. ”
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Learn Faster with The Feynman Technique

This seems like a technique we all unconsciously know about but never really put to use when we’re actually studying. I remember learning best when I had to explain the class material to my classmates, but have slowly stopped doing it because I started to prefer studying by myself. I guess I can use this technique to re-teach myself after I read a book. Whether it is for a test or anything we are learning in life, you should give it a try!