"David Riesman", was a sociologist, educator and best-selling commentator on American society.

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Etiquette can be at the same time a means of approaching people and of staying clear of them.

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?

The mass media are the wholesalers; the peer-groups, the retailers of the communications industry.

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.

Words not only affect us temporarily; they change us, they socialize or unsocialize us.