Celebrity-worship and hero-worship should not be confused. Yet we confuse them every day, and by doing so we come dangerously close to depriving ourselves of all real models. We lose sight of the men and women who do not simply…
Quote by Daniel J Boorstin
The most important American addition to the World Experience was the simple surprising fact of...
Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
We read advertisements... to discover and enlarge our desires. We are always ready - even...
I write to discover what I think. After all, the bars aren't open that early.
Human models are more vivid and more persuasive than explicit moral commands.
Nothing is really real unless it happens on television.
There was a time when the reader of an unexciting newspaper would remark, 'How dull...
A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you...
I've learned any fool can write a bad ad, but it takes a real genius...
Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.
The world of crime is a last refuge of the authentic, uncorrupted, spontaneous event.
The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience....
Reading is like the sex act - done privately, and often in bed.
Reading is like the sex act-done privately, and often in bed.
The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to...
A best-seller was a book which somehow sold well because it was selling well.
Knowledge is not simply another commodity. On the contrary. Knowledge is never used up. It...
I was famous from birth.
If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere...
Mickey: Never say famous last words, because they could be.