Read only the good books, said Seneca, and read them over and over again. Reading, he thought, was writing on the soul. Why write on your soul with anything other than the best?
– C. Kavin Rowe, “Christianity’s First Millennium: Reflections on Robert Louis Wilken’s Magnum Opus”, in Nova et Vetera, English Edition, Vol. 13, No. 4 (2015), p. 1261