Norman Cousins — American Author born on June 24, 1915, died on December 29, 1990

Norman Cousins was an American political journalist, author, professor, and world peace advocate... (wikipedia)

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.
The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started.
Your heaviest artillery will be your will to live. Keep that big gun going.
Life is an adventure in forgiveness.
A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life.