• A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life.
    ~ Norman Cousins
  • No one really knows enough to be a pessimist.
    ~ Norman Cousins
  • Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
    ~ Norman Cousins
  • The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives - the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself.
    ~ Norman Cousins
  • Each patient carries his own doctor inside him.
    ~ Norman Cousins
  • Laughter is a form of internal jogging. It moves your internal organs around. It enhances respiration. It is an igniter of great expectations.
    ~ Norman Cousins
  • Where is the indignation about the fact that the United States and Soviet Union have accumulated thirty thousand pounds of destructive force for every human being in the world?
    ~ Norman Cousins
    War
  • The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness.
    ~ Norman Cousins
  • The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness.
    ~ Norman Cousins