To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
Time is the most valuable thing on earth: time to think, time to act, time to extend our fraternal relations, time to become better men, time to become better women, time to become better and more independent citizens.
I think if I hadn’t become a sociologist, I would have become very anti-intellectual.
I have become infected, now that I see how beautifully a book is coming out of all this.
An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
It takes a strong effort on the part of each American Indian not to become Europeanized. The strength for this effort can only come from the traditional ways, the traditional values that our elders retain.
From being a patriotic myth, the Russian people have become an awful reality.
The individual has become a mere cog in an enormous organization of things and powers which tear from his hands all progress, spirituality, and value in order to transform them from their subjective form into the form of a purely objective life.
As president of the American Historical Association, I started a programme to make dissertations into e-books in 1999. Before I knew it, I was involved in other electronic projects. Harvard invited me to become director of the libraries in 2007.
You do not become a critic until it has been completely established to your own satisfaction that you cannot be a poet.