If Your Book Doesn’t Keep You Up Nights

If your book doesn’t keep you up nights when you are writing it, it won’t keep anyone up nights reading it.

James A. Michener Quotes (Author of Hawaii). (2020). Retrieved 3 February 2020, from https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/7995.James_A_Michener

A Nation Becomes What Its Young People Read

A nation becomes what its young people read in their youth. Its ideals are fashioned then, its goals strongly determined.

James A. Michener Quotes (Author of Hawaii). (2020). Retrieved 3 February 2020, from https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/7995.James_A_Michener

Public Libraries Have Been A Mainstay Of My Life

Public libraries have been a mainstay of my life. They represent an individual’s right to acquire knowledge; they are the sinews that bind civilized societies the world over. Without libraries, I would be a pauper, intellectually and spiritually.

James A. Michener Quotes (Author of Hawaii). (2020). Retrieved 3 February 2020, from https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/7995.James_A_Michener

The Master In The Art Of Living Makes Little Distinction Between His Work And His Play

The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his information and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence at whatever he does, leaving others to decide whether he is working or playing. To him he’s always doing both.

James A. Michener Quotes (Author of Hawaii). (2020). Retrieved 3 February 2020, from https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/7995.James_A_Michener