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“To go on and on about your soul is to miss the whole point of life. I could say that with more certainty if I knew the whole point of life.”
“One good thing about being a woman is we haven't too many examples yet of what a genius looks like. It could be me.”
“Writing fiction is a good way to inhabit other minds, if not other lives.”
“I spend most of my time in my head. You can always work out solutions and satisfactions there. Maybe you can't actually bring them about, but there's usually a pleasant pillow of time between imagining you can, and realizing you cannot.”
Sheila Heti, Canadian writer, editor