Done with All the Names by Jose Saramago. Going to share some of my favorite snippets:
but it is well known that the human mind very often makes decisions for reasons it clearly does not know , presumably because it does so after having travelled the paths of the mind at such speed that , afterwards , it cannot recognise those paths , let alone find them again .
Strictly speaking , we do not make decisions , decisions make us .
As I’ve already told you , I wasn’t myself , I was in the grip of a decision ,
Take care of yourself , that was what he said in a tone that was at once deferential and imperative , only the best bosses can combine contrary feelings in such a harmonious way , which is why their subordinates venerate them .