A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you can take it to bed with you.
Quote by Daniel J Boorstin
Daniel J Boorstin Quotes
Reading is like the sex act-done privately, and often in bed.
The celebrity is a person who is known for his well-knownness.
We need not be theologians to see that we have shifted responsibility for making the...
We read advertisements... to discover and enlarge our desires. We are always ready - even...
Time makes heroes but dissolves celebrities.
The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to...
The world of crime is a last refuge of the authentic, uncorrupted, spontaneous event.
The most important American addition to the World Experience was the simple surprising fact of...
A best-seller was a book which somehow sold well because it was selling well.
As you make your bed, so you must lie in it.
Celebrity-worship and hero-worship should not be confused. Yet we confuse them every day, and by...
We suffer primarily not from our vices or our weaknesses, but from our illusions. We...
Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.
Human models are more vivid and more persuasive than explicit moral commands.
I write to discover what I think. After all, the bars aren't open that early.
I have observed that the world has suffered far less from ignorance than from pretensions...
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge.
The force of the advertising word and image dwarfs the power of other literature in...
Reading is like the sex act - done privately, and often in bed.
The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience....