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David Riesman - Quotes

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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.

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.

If you want to get out of medicine the fullest enjoyment, be students all your lives. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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? ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 09-22, 1909
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Die: 05-10, 2002
Occupation: Sociologist
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David Riesman (September 22, 1909 – May 10, 2002) was a sociologist, educator, and best-selling commentator on American society.(wikipedia)