Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
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.'
An image is not simply a trademark, a design, a slogan or an easily remembered picture. It is a studiously crafted personality profile of an individual, institution, corporation, product or service.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.
Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge.
The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life.
Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.
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.
A sign of celebrity is that his name is often worth more than his services.
Time makes heroes but dissolves celebrities.
We read advertisements... to discover and enlarge our desires. We are always ready - even eager - to discover, from the announcement of a new product, what we have all along wanted without really knowing it.
I write to discover what I think. After all, the bars aren't open that early.
A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you can take it to bed with you.
As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social narcissism. The beloved Echo of our ancestors, the virgin America, has been abandoned. We have fallen in love with our own image, with images of our making, which turn out to be images of ourselves.
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