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Pico Iyer

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The open road is the school of doubt in which man learns faith in man.

— Pico Iyer

#travel-essays #faith

Finding a sanctuary, a place apart from time, is not so different from finding a faith.

— Pico Iyer

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...home lies in the things you carry with you everywhere and not the ones that tie you down.

— Pico Iyer

#traveling #home

You go into the dark to get away from what you know, and if you go far enough, you realize, suddenly, that you'll never really make it back into the light.

— Pico Iyer


The average American teenager sends or receives 75 text messages a day, though one girl in Sacramento managed to handle an average of 10,000 every 24 hours for a month.

— Pico Iyer

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A holy day, after all, is a day for considering everything you otherwise think too little about.

— Pico Iyer

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We have more and more ways to communicate, as Thoreau noted, but less and less to say.

— Pico Iyer

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The more ways we have to connect, the more many of us seem desperate to unplug.

— Pico Iyer

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American dreams are strongest in the hearts of those who have seen America only in their dreams.

— Pico Iyer

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Hello Kitty will never speak.

— Pico Iyer

#kitty #never #speak #will

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Arto Paasilinna The Year of the Hare
Frederick Prokosch The Asiatics
Donald Richie The Inland Sea
Nicolas Rothwell Wings of the Kite-Hawk
Huston Smith Tales of Wonder
Lawrence Weschler A Wanderer in the Perfect City
Natsume Soseki The Gate

Notes. Asked if he feels rooted and accepted as a foreigner (regarding his current life in Japan) Iyer replies:

"Japan is therefore an ideal place because I never will be a true citizen here and will always be an outsider however long I live here and however well I speak the language. "

In his essay on dreaming in the New York Review of Books (21 March 2013) he also comments (regarding Paris):

"I went there in life not long ago to try to chase the connection down but of course my search yielded nothing.

An essayist for Time since 1986 he also publiPico Iyers regularly in Harper's The New York Review of Books The New York Times and many other publications. He is the author of numerous books on crossing cultures including Video Night in Kathmandu The Lady and the Monk and The Global Soul.

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