Writing means reading oneself

By not by remaining silent about them but instead writing them down, one acknowledges one’s own thoughts […].
Writing means: reading oneself. Which is seldom only pleasurable;

(Max Frisch, Tagebuch 1946–1949, Suhrkamp Verlag, p. 19 – “Vom Sinn eines Tagebuchs” [On the Purpose of a Diary])

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