Daniel J Boorstin Quotes

As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social narcissism. The beloved Echo of our ancestors, the virgin America, has been abandoned. We have fallen in love with our own image, with images of our making, which turn out to be images of
ourselves. Daniel J Boorstin

I write to discover what I think. Daniel J Boorstin

The great obstacle to discovery is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge. Daniel J Boorstin

Nothing is really real unless it happens on television. Daniel J Boorstin

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers. Daniel J Boorstin

The celebrity is a person who is known for his well-knownness. Daniel J Boorstin

A sign of celebrity is often that their name is worth more than their services. Daniel J Boorstin

The world of crime is a last refuge of the authentic, uncorrupted, spontaneous event. Daniel J Boorstin

People who disagree have an argument, but people who dissent have a quarrel. Daniel J Boorstin