Roelven: It has shaped my thinking on 'what is good' or 'what does quality' mean. As an engineer it is easy to appreciate the author slowly going insane about the details he keeps coming back to... read comments

jonathansorum: Meditations easily has my highest rate of highlighted words in relation to total book length. Seems like every page (almost) has some eternal and profound in it. read comments

acrodrig: I think it's the closest I have come to understanding "enlightenment" (whatever it may mean for each person). Give it a try. read comments

mck-: What a unique masterpiece. Covers a wide range fascinating concepts through the three geniuses in Math, Art, and Music... read comments

air7: Hands down the book that most influenced me. The book had (for me) not one but several simple-yet-profound ideas that were forever inserted into the foreground of how I make sense of the world. read comments

jurgenwerk: Man, reading this book really put a fire under my ass. I realized how much more I could be getting out of life by pursuing optionality and using the barbell strategy. read comments

BreakfastB0b: If you find yourself worrying about existential nihilism then this is the book for you. I found it extremely useful after an intense psychedelic experience. read comments

by Lao Tzu

hoorayimhelping: I loved this book. It really helped me understand the power and effectiveness of OO design when used correctly. read comments

kyoob: Changed the way I think about the rat race, how the rules are agreed upon, what we mean when we think about winners and losers. Gave me a nice framework for dealing with all these roles... read comments

jaxOLantern: I’m not into literature but this one is worth it. A great dive into human psychology. read comments

febin: Great book that offers practical advice on how to improve one's life and work through reflection and iteration. read comments

aphextron: When I picked this book up at a library I just sat down reading page after page being blown away by how he would describe the exact same sensibilities I had been reaching for... read comments

by Seneca

nexensis: Although it can be read in an hour or two, it completely rewrote the way I approach life – particularly by reframing procrastination and idleness read comments

nickbauman: I was utterly, utterly changed by it. It's a new story for humankind. A story with a much bigger potential, a much more hopeful arc, with a future of unlimited potential because it goes beyond... read comments

bradbatt: Amazingly powerful read. It is simultaneously completely saddening to read what some humans are capable of doing to others, but also inspiring to see those who were victims of the holocaust... read comments

Jasamba: This is easily the most moved I have been by a book that was equal parts a theory of intelligence and equal parts a realization of how important of an ingredient intelligence is to enable... read comments