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S. I. Hayakawa - Quotes

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In a real sense, people who have read good literature have lived more than people who cannot or will not read. It is not true that we have only one life to live; if we can read, we can live as many more lives and as many kinds of lives as we wish. ---->>>

If you see in any given situation only what everybody else can see, you can be said to be so much a representative of your culture that you are a victim of it. ---->>>

You guys are both saying the same thing. The only reason you're arguing is because you're using different words. ---->>>

Notice the difference between what happens when a man says to himself, I have failed three times, and what happens when he says, I am a failure.

Notice the difference between what happens when a man says to himself, I have failed three times, and what happens when he says, I am a failure.

I'm going to speak my mind because I have nothing to lose. ---->>>

So I will say it with relish. Give me a hamburger but hold the lawsuit. ---->>>

In the age of television, image becomes more important than substance. ---->>>

In a very real sense, people who have read good literature have lived more than people who cannot or will not read. ---->>>

It is not true that we have only one life to live; if we can read, we can live as many more lives and as many kinds of lives as we wish. ---->>>

It is the individual who knows how little they know about themselves who stands the most reasonable chance of finding out something about themselves before they die. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 07-18, 1906
Birthplace:
Die: 02-27, 1992
Occupation: Politician
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Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa (July 18, 1906 – February 27, 1992) was a Canadian-born American academic and politician of Japanese ancestry. He was an English professor, and served as president of San Francisco State University and then as United States Senator from California from 1977 to 1983.(wikipedia)