The intellectual is, quite simply, a human being who has a pencil in his or her hand when reading a book.

George Steiner

I’ve been doing a lot more of this lately because I finally jettisoned my inhibition about writing in books. I had already been buying used/reading copies for years. Now it’s time to cash in!

Found via Austin Kleon’s great newsletter. The rest of Austin’s comment on this one is great too, check it out.

J. Garo @garo