Daniel J. Boorstin Quote
“Jeffersonian isolationism expressed an essentially cosmopolitan spirit. The Jeffersonian was determined — even at the expense of separating himself from the rest of the globe, and even though he be charged with provincial selfishness — to preserve America as an uncontaminated laboratory.”
―Daniel J. Boorstin
Ch. 4, part 6: The American Destiny, p. 229 - The Lost World of Thomas Jefferson (1948)
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsDaniel J. Boorstin
Born: October 1, 1914
Died: February 28, 2004 (aged 89)
Bio: Daniel Joseph Boorstin was an American historian, professor, attorney, and writer. He was appointed twelfth Librarian of the United States Congress from 1975 until 1987.