The best Quotes by Daniel J. Boorstin

The best Quotes by Daniel J. Boorstin

Daniel Joseph Boorstin (October 1, 1914 – February 28, 2004) was an American historian at the University of Chicago who wrote on many topics in American and world history. He was appointed the twelfth Librarian of the United States Congress in 1975 and served until 1987. He was instrumental in the creation of the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress.

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.
Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
An image is not simply a trademark, a design, a slogan or an easily remembered picture. It is a studiously crafted personality profile of an individual, institution, corporation, product or service.
Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.
The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life.

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You know what they say about Chicago. If you don't like the weather, wait fifteen minutes.
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Why are there so many Latina's in Illinois?
Because that's where the Chica go.
Take me away, like I overdosed on cocaine
Or take me away like a bullet from Kurt Cobain, suicide
I'm from a windy city like Do or Die
The Game - My Life, Album: LAX
You can leave Chicago, but it will never leave you.
Village idiot? Hello, Chicago is a city, not a village, and the best city in the world!
Lydia Berman in Thunder Force
Looking at Chicago from outside the city in daylight is one of the most depressing sights in the world.
Neo Tribes in Cyberpunk 2077
Two-thirty, baby, won't you meet me by The Bean?
Too early, maybe later you can show me things
You know what it is, whenever I visit
Windy city, she blowin' me kisses
Drake - Chicago Freestyle, Album: D6
There are too many senior citizens and good residents in Chicago who are sick and tired of having to walk several blocks out of their way when they leave their homes just to avoid the gangs and drug dealers on the street corner.
Chicago is not the most corrupt American city. It's the most theatrically corrupt.
My favorite big city would have to be Chicago. I lived in Indiana for several years and would always go into the city with my family for Cubs games or to visit the aquarium and museums on field trips.
As a native Washingtonian, I am well aware that childhood obesity is a real problem in our nation's capital.
The Washington Bullets are changing their name. They don't want their team to be associated with crime. From now on, they'll just be known as the Bullets.
Washington is a place where politicians don't know which way is up and taxes don't know which way is down.
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I call Washington "the city of the perishable".
Nancy Pelosi (as Speaker of the US House of Representatives)
Let me give you a little bit of free advice. DC is all about realtionships.
Kimble Hookstraten in Designated Survivor - Season 1 Episode 9
Alex: "You can't do that. You can't make promises that you won't be able to keep!"
Tom: "We're in Washington, they're the only promises we're allowed to make."
You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog!
Washington, D.C. is to lying what Wisconsin is to cheese.
Coming from a small town it was tough to dream big. When I grew up in a small town in Georgia, my biggest dream was one day to be able to go to Atlanta.
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You really cannot set a standard, because Georgia is my home state, my home team. No other team can match what Georgia can offer. Schools cannot really match that, so that is an edge for Georgia.
The ridiculousness of thinking that some sort of global Illuminati wrote down their plot for killing of 95 % of humanity on a giant granit post-it note and left their secret plan somewhere no conservative would ever find it: rural Georgia.
John Oliver (Last Week Tonight) - Rocks
In Texas, it's football. In Georgia, football. There's an appreciation from the average person about football more than anywhere else. And we have that for basketball in New York. And we'll always have that in New York.
I ask all Americans with a conscience to shun anything and everything to do with the murderous state of Georgia.
Georgia girls - the kind of girl you can take home to meet your mom, but can outdrink your dad.
For one, the 'countryness' is pretty much in my blood. I'm from Georgia, down south. That voice just lives in me.
Home is where the heart is and the heart is in Georgia.
Poor tree. Even you're sad to be stuck in the boonies of Columbus, Georgia.
Jade McKellan in Family Reunion - Season 1 Episode 1
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Georgia - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Giving a child an education is by far one of the most important investments we can make.
It's wrong to think that an educational system could work without conveying values!
A dog is the greatest gift a parent can give a child. OK, a good education, then a dog.
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024

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