"I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can, using for my defense the only arms I allow myself to use -- silence, exile, and cunning." -- James Joyce
Here are the twelve volumes of Toynbee's A Study of History that I really ought to have finished long ago, but haven't:
And that is just one tiny shelf of one bookcase out of hundreds in what is a rather small library. Sisyphus, push on!