I'm not sure exactly what I did for those two years. A lot of the time, I think, nothing. I know this is one of those unthinkable taboos of our society, but I had discovered in myself a talent for a wonderful, unrepentant laziness, the kind most people never know after childhood. I told people I was taking a gap year, but the truth was that I wanted to do nothing, absolutely nothing, for as long as possible, maybe for the rest of my life.

from Tana French's Into the Woods
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