Daniel J. Boorstin quotes

I write to discover what I think. After all, the bars aren't open that early.
On why he did his writing at home from 6:30 to 8:30 AM, as quoted in Wall Street Journal (December 31, 1985)

About Daniel J. Boorstin

Daniel J. Boorstin
Daniel Joseph Boorstin was an American historian at the University of Chicago, writing on many topics in American history and world history. He was appointed twelfth Librarian of the United States Congress in 1975 and served until 1987. He was instrumental in the creation of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. Wikipedia
October 1, 1914, Atlanta, Georgia
February 28, 2004, Washington, D.C.

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