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S. I. Hayakawa
(1906-1992) born on
Jul 18
US scholar, university president, politician. He is best known for his popular writings on semantics and for his career as president of San Francisco State College.
         
   
F
If you see in any given situation only what everybody else can see, you can be said to be so much a representative of your culture that you are a victim of it.

R
How anybody dresses is indicative of his self-concept. If students are dirty and ragged, it indicates they are not interested in tidying up their intellects either.
A
In the age of television, image becomes more important than substance.
N
Ever since man began to till the soil and learned not to eat the seed grain but to plant it and wait for the harvest, the postponement of gratification has been the basis of a higher standard of living and civilization.
K
So I will say it with relish. Give me a hamburger but hold the lawsuit.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
R: LA "Herald-Examiner," 8 Apr 1973.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: Address to the Senate on legal debate over which fast-food chain makes the biggest hamburger; in NY "Times," 6 Oct 1982.
   


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