Norman Cousins Quotes

Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic. Norman Cousins

Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences. Norman Cousins

Laughter is inner jogging. Norman Cousins

Cynicism is intellectual treason. Norman Cousins

The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness. Norman Cousins

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. Norman Cousins

The more serious the illness, the more important it is for you to fight back, mobilizing all your resources – spiritual, emotional, intellectual, physical. Norman Cousins

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 believe in it must fight for it. Norman Cousins