People perceive me as a commodity. They just don't think anything of asking for five minutes of my t... - Stephen Jay Gould Quotes from quotely.org

People perceive me as a commodity. They just don't think anything of asking for five minutes of my time. It never occurs to them that if they're asking for it and another thousand people are asking, I don't have 1,000 five minutes to give.

Stephen Jay Gould