US (Canadian-born) educator, linguist, Republican politician, and semanticist
wrote "Language in Action" 1941, "Symbol, Status, and Personality" 1963, "Language in Thought and Action" 1972
president of San Francisco State College 1969-1973
Senator from California 1977-1983
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- "How anybody dresses is indicative of his self-concept. If students are dirty and ragged, it indicates they are not interested in tidying up their intellects either."
- "Notice the difference between what happens when a man says to himself,'I have failed three times,'and what happens when he says,'I'm a failure.'"
- "I'm going to speak my mind because I have nothing to loose."