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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
A book is like a piece of rope; it takes on meaning only in connection with the things it holds together.

Cynicism is intellectual treason.
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.
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.
If something comes to life in others because of you, then you have made an approach to immortality.
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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

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