The greatest enemy of knowledge 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.'
The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.
Reading is like the sex act - done privately, and often in bed.
We need not be theologians to see that we have shifted responsibility for making the world interesting from God to the newspaperman.