Quotations by David Riesman
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Born: Wednesday, September 22, 1909
Died: Friday, May 10, 2002 (92 years old)
America is not only big and rich, it is mysterious; and its capacity for the humorous or ironical concealment of its interests matches that of the legendary inscrutable Chinese.
If you want to get out of medicine the fullest enjoyment, be students all your lives.
(Keywords: Enjoyment, Medicine, Students, Want)
The idea that men are created free and equal is both true and misleading: men are created different; they lose their social freedom and their individual autonomy in seeking to become like each other.
(Keywords: Men, Idea, Freedom)
Why, I ask, isn't it possible that advertising as a whole is a fantastic fraud, presenting an image of America taken seriously by no one, least of all by the advertising men who create it?
(Keywords: Men, Advertising, America, Fraud)