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Daniel J. Boorstin

Daniel Joseph Boorstin (October 1, 1914 – February 28, 2004) was an American historian at the University of Chicago who wrote on many topics in American and world history. He was appointed the twelfth Librarian of the United States Congress in 1975 and served until 1987. He was instrumental in the creation of the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress.

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Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.

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Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out k ...

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The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge.

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An image is not simply a trademark, a design, a slogan or an easily remembered picture. It is a stud ...

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The traditional novel form continues to enlarge our experience in those very areas where the wide-an ...

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The Christian test was a willingness to believe in the one Jesus Christ and His Message of salvation ...

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Reading is like the sex act - done privately, and often in bed.

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Books are messengers of freedom. They can be hidden under a mattress or smuggled into slave nations.

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Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire PR officers.

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Planning for the future without a sense of history is like planting cut flowers.

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A best-seller was a book which somehow sold well because it was selling well.

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We read advertisements ... to discover and enlarge our desires.

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Creators, makers of the new, can never become obsolete, for in the arts there is no correct answer. ...

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Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.

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A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you can take it to bed wit ...

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