I am near the begin­ning of a long term project of let­ting go of books, espe­cial­ly books that I picked up inex­pen­sive­ly over the years.

Over vaca­tion I read a cou­ple. One was The Eye of the Heron by Ursu­la K. LeGuin. A short nov­el of 179 pages. A very fast read. Pret­ty stan­dard sci­ence fic­tion fare, noth­ing excep­tion­al about. But there was one line that I liked:

In the self-important…there is always room for a lit­tle more self-importance.