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Daniel Boorstin
(1914-2004) born on
Oct 01
US historian. He is an influential social historian and educator known for his 3 volumes on American civilization in "The Americans."
         
   
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Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.

R
Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge.
A
I write to discover what I think. After all, the bars aren't open that early.
N
It is only a short step from exaggerating what we can find in the world to exaggerating our power to remake the world.
K
Time makes heroes but dissolves celebrities.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: On computerization of libraries; in NY "Times," 8 Jul 1983.
A: On why he writes at home from 6:30 to 8:30 AM, in "Wall Street Journal," 31 Dec 1985.
N: The Image, ch. 4, 1961.
K: in "Parade"
   


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