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David Riesman
(1909-2002) born on
Sep 22
US sociologist, author. He is most noted for "The Lonely Crowd," 1950, a work dealing primarily with the social character of the urban middle class.
         
   
F
If you want to get out of medicine the fullest enjoyment, be students all your lives.

R
Look at all the sentences which seem true and question them.
A
It is no longer clear which way is up even if one wants to rise.
N
Etiquette can be at the same time a means of approaching people and of staying clear of them.
K
The mass media are the wholesalers; the peer groups, the retailers of the communications industry.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Macmillan Dictionary of Quotations," by John Daintith, 1989.
R: In "Quotations of Wit and Wisdom," ed. & John W. Garder et al., 1975.
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: "The Lonely Crowd."
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
   


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