Norman Cousins

1912 - 1990

A Quote by Norman Cousins on education, ideas, and words

It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a person may own. If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another, his education is incomplete.

Norman Cousins (1912 - 1990)

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A Quote by Norman Cousins on compassion, indifference, and individuality

The individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference. He has it within his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter.

Norman Cousins (1912 - 1990)

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A Quote by Norman Cousins on acting, conscience, individuality, and life

Nothing is more powerful than an individual acting out of his conscience, thus helping to bring the collective conscience to life.

Norman Cousins (1912 - 1990)

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A Quote by Norman Cousins on play

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Free will and determinism are like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you is determinism. The way you play your hand is free will.

Norman Cousins (1912 - 1990)

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