Find the best quotes by Norman Cousins.
Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic.
The main failure of education is that it has not prepared people to comprehend matters concerning human destiny.
A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas – a place where history comes…
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…
The way a book is read, which is to say, the qualities a reader brings to a book can have as much to do with…
The only security for the American people today, or for any people, is to be found through the control of force rather than the use…
Cynicism is intellectual treason.
Where is the indignation about the fact that the US and USSR have thirty thousand pounds of destructive force for every human being in the…
Government in the U.S. today is a senior partner in every business in the country.
It is reasonable to expect the doctor to recognize that science may not have all the answers to problems of health and healing.
What was most significant about the lunar voyage was not that men set foot on the moon but that they set eye on the earth.
My reason nourishes my faith and my faith my reason.
A human being fashions his consequences as surely as he fashions his goods or his dwelling. Nothing that he says, thinks or does is without…
The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness.
Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.
Man is not imprisoned by habit. Great changes in him can be wrought by crisis – once that crisis can be recognized and understood.
A book is like a piece of rope; it takes on meaning only in connection with the things it holds together.
We will not have peace by afterthought.
The individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference. He has it within his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter.
If the United Nations is to survive, those who represent it must bolster it; those who advocate it must submit to it; and those who…
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