Saturday , 25 November 2017

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for November 19, 2017

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for November 19, 2017

A question to ask at the edge of a new millennium: What other nation, before or since, has ever called out, “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for November 12, 2017

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for November 12, 2017

The word had authority. And ideas had authority.   “The Poet Laureate of Radio: An Interview with Norman Corwin” December 28, 2004 ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for November 5, 2017

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for November 5, 2017

I don’t despair yet of the American capacity to regenerate, to renew the stamina and fiber of our people, but I think that we’re living in an age of mediocrity and that the people ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for October 29, 2017

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for October 29, 2017

I was against any kind of fixed society that would demand obedience to a position. I feel that it’s the supreme right of the individual to express himself and to act by his consci ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for October 22, 2017

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for October 22, 2017

We the people—most of us, anyway—give credit to God for the special effects of creation, starting with time. But the measurement of time is our invention. It was we who came up wi ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for October 15, 2017

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for October 15, 2017

Just as it is advisable to count the spoons after a guest brags of honesty, it is well to mind particulars when generalities are flying loose.   “Simplifications ” from the b ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for October 8, 2017

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for October 8, 2017

For good or ill, there’s something to be said for the auteur.   From the book, “Years of the Electric Ear” (1994)   ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for October 1, 2017

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for October 1, 2017

The world citizen attacks famine as he would an enemy.   “Citizen of the World” broadcast July 10, 1949 on CBS ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for September 24, 2017

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for September 24, 2017

There was in many of my productions a social awareness, that we’re not living in a vacuum, that there was a need for responsible citizenship and world awareness.   “The Poet Laure ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for September 17, 2017

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for September 17, 2017

The Nazis, when they occupied Paris, immediately abolished the brothels. They were very proper about sex, while at the same time they were making lampshade of human skin, and dest ...

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