Walter Isaacson - People Quotes
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The people who invented the twenty-first century were pot-smoking, sandal-wearing hippies from the West Coast like Steve, because they saw differently, he said. "The hierarchical systems of the East Coast, England, Germany, and Japan do not encourage this different thinking. The sixties produced an anarchic mind-set that is great for imagining a world not yet in existence.
What has made New Orleans magical for most of it's history is that it's an integrated city with a wealth of different types of people. You see everyone coming back now, and you see that flourishing again. This is where you get jazz, this is where you get good cooking. This is where you get a city that has a special magical flavor.
He had the uncanny capacity to know exactly what your weak point is, know what will make you feel small, to make you cringe," Joanna Hoffman said. "It's a common trait in people who are charismatic and know how to manipulate people. Knowing that he can crush you makes you feel weakened and eager for his approval, so then he can elevate you and put you on a pedestal and own you.