"We need better neighbors, neighbors that care about the schools in their neighborhood whether they have kids in them or not, because they know that the health and vitality of that neighborhood depends on it."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Thomas Friedman on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Thomas Friedman on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Thomas Friedman on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Thomas Friedman on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Thomas Friedman on Henry David Thoreau
"Rock stars get room keys, I get business cards."
"Sometimes, when my wife and I were going out to dinner, I would take my laptop with me and work in the car, so as to take advantage of the half hour going and coming."
"I think we have lost our groove as a country. One of the reasons was the attack on 9/11. We got knocked off our game. From a country that always exported hope we went into the business of exporting fear."
"It created a global platform that allowed more people to plug and play, collaborate and compete, share knowledge and share work, than anything we have ever seen in the history of the world."
"Optimists are usually wrong. But all the great change in history, positive change, was done by optimists."