Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.
The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life.
We suffer primarily not from our vices or our weaknesses, but from our illusions. We are haunted, not by reality, but by those images we have put in their place.
We need not be theologians to see that we have shifted responsibility for making the world interesting from God to the newspaperman.
The celebrity is a person who is known for his well-knownness.
Nothing is really real unless it happens on television.
Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge.
Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know.
A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you can take it to bed with you.
As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social narcissism. The beloved Echo of our ancestors, the virgin America, has been abandoned. We have fallen in love with our own image, with images of our making, which turn out to be images of ourselves.