A best-seller was a book which somehow sold well because it was selling well.
Time makes heroes but dissolves celebrities.
A sign of celebrity is that his name is often worth more than his services.
Knowledge is not simply another commodity. On the contrary. Knowledge is never used up. It increases by diffusion and grows by dispersion.
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge.
The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes ‘sight-seeing.’
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.