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CS Lewis on the discipline of reading

I’m reading an amazing book right now called Lit by Desiring God editor Tony Reinke and in it he quoted CS Lewis on the discipline of reading.

For many of us, reading is more a lack of of desire than of a lack of free time. C. S. Lewis wrote, “The only people who achieve much are those who want knowledge so badly that they seek it while the conditions are still unfavorable. Favorable conditions never come.” The same is true of reading. Favorable conditions for reading books never come.

I hope to be someone who always wants knowledge “so badly.”