Daniel J. Boorstin Quotes & Sayings

27 most famous Daniel J. Boorstin quotes and sayings (historian). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Daniel J. Boorstin Quotes
“Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.”
Daniel J. Boorstin Quotes
“The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes 'sight-seeing.'”
Daniel J. Boorstin Quotes
“The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge.”
Daniel J. Boorstin Quotes
“We read advertisements... to discover and enlarge our desires. We are always ready - even eager - to discover, from the announcement of a new product, what we have all along wanted without really knowing it.”
Daniel J. Boorstin Quotes
“We suffer primarily not from our vices or our weaknesses, but from our illusions. We are haunted, not by reality, but by those images we have put in their place.”
Daniel J. Boorstin Quotes
“Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge.”
Daniel J. Boorstin Quotes
“Time makes heroes but dissolves celebrities.”
Daniel J. Boorstin Quotes
“Knowledge is not simply another commodity. On the contrary. Knowledge is never used up. It increases by diffusion and grows by dispersion.”
Daniel J. Boorstin Quotes
“The celebrity is a person who is known for his well-knownness.”
Daniel J. Boorstin Quotes
“Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.”

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