"We need daydreaming and solitude –– both products of absence –– in order to arrive at truly original thinking." –– Michael Harris, Canadian author
Author of The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We've Lost in a World of Constant Connection, 2014. Winner of the 2014 Governor General's Literary Award for Non-Fiction
Source: Harris, Michael. 'The dangers of digital obesity.' The Globe and Mail, Saturday July 26, 2014, p. F3 via my book of commonplace.