Jesse Shera Quotes (1 quote)
“The man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore.”
―Samuel Butler (novelist)
The Fair Haven, Memoir of the Late John Pickard Owen, Ch. 3 (1873).
Section 16. - Religio Medici (1642)
“In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.”
Lectures on Ethics: The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Immanuel Kant, translated by Peter Heath, Cambridge University Press, 1997, p. 192 - ISBN: 9780521788045
“Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.”
―George Bernard Shaw
Bernard Shaw: Selections of his wit and wisdom (Follett Pub. Co., 1965), p. 179
Bio: Jesse Hauk Shera was an American librarian and information scientist who pioneered the use of information technology in libraries and played a role in the expansion of its use in other areas throughout the 1950s, 60s, and 70s.