Primo Quotes

Pico Iyer

It's no coincidence that the word 'holiday' suggests a holy day, or that the longest book in the Tor ...

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One of the happier ironies of recent history is that even as Tibet is being wiped off the map in Tib ...

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In financial terms, my sense is that the distribution of wealth, unequal as it is, is self-perpetuat ...

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I suppose even when I was growing up, I noticed I was most happy when I was absorbed in something, l ...

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Abjure all accretions and turn off the lights. Put on some music - Leonard Cohen, say, perhaps his ' ...

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I couldn't follow the events of September 11 because I was proofreading a novel I'd just completed - ...

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Contractions, 'U' for 'you' and the like are wonderful to make communication brief and efficient - b ...

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Writing reminds you of how much there is in your life that stands outside your explanations. In that ...

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Nearly everybody I know does something to try to remove herself to clear her head and to have enough ...

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What I treasure most at any moment is intimacy, surprise, a sense of mystery, wit, depth and love. A ...

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If we want to talk about Gross Natural Product, we have to talk about the King of Bhutan's index of ...

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In many a piece of music, it's the pause or the rest that gives the piece its beauty and its shape. ...

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When we are kids, we imagine that to define ourselves or to find ourselves means charting your own i ...

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Wherever we are, any time of night or day, our bosses, junk-mailers, our parents can get to us. Soci ...

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In the two-room flat where I live in Japan, I try to take time every day to step away from the bomba ...

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