Home Bemorecreative

Creative Quotations from . . .
Norman Cousins
(1912-1990) born on
Jun 24
US editor, essayist. He was editor of the "Saturday Review," 1937-72; author of 25 books on the nature of illness: "Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient," 19
         
   
F
A book is like a piece of rope; it takes on meaning only in connection with the things it holds together.

R
Cynicism is intellectual treason.
A
A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas a place where history comes to life.
N
Just as there is no loss of basic energy in the universe, so no thought or action is without its effects, present or ultimate, seen or unseen, felt or unfelt.
K
If something comes to life in others because of you, then you have made an approach to immortality.
 
Be More Creative

Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Saturday Review," 15 Apr 78
R: Human Options," Norton 81
A: Amer Library Assn "Bulletin," Oct 54
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: Anatomy of an Illness," Norton 79
   


copyright 1996-2014 by Baertracks at bemorecreative.com