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In a real sense, people who have read good literature have lived more than people who cannot or will not read. It is not true that we have only one life to live; if we can read, we can live as many more lives and as many kinds of lives as we wish.

S. I. Hayakawa

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senator in the late 1980s he opposed the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 which provided for apologies and monetary reparations to persons of Japanese ancestry who were interned by the federal government during World War II. In popular culture
Hayakawa's work in General Semantics is referred to extensively in A. Political career

Hayakawa was elected in California to the United States Senate as a Republican in 1976 defeating incumbent Democrat John V.

Born in Vancouver British Columbia Canada he was educated in the public schools of Calgary Alberta and Winnipeg Manitoba and received an undergraduate degree from the University of Manitoba in 1927 and graduate degrees in English from McGill University in 1928 and the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1935. He was an English professor and served as president of San Francisco State University and then as United States Senator from California from 1977 to 1983. Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa (July 18 1906 – February 27 1992) was a Canadian-born American academic and political figure of Japanese ancestry.

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