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Charles Horton Cooley
(1864-1929) born on
Aug 17
US sociologist. He followed a socio-psychological approach to the understanding of society.
         
   
F
In most cases a favorite writer is more with us in his book than he ever could have been in the flesh; since, being a writer, he is one who has studied and perfected this particular mode of personal incarnation, very likely to the detriment of any other.

R
By recognizing a favorable opinion of yourself, and taking pleasure in it, you in a measure give yourself and your peace of mind into the keeping of another, of whose attitude you can never be certain. You have a new source of doubt and apprehension.
A
There is no way to penetrate the surface of life but by attacking it earnestly at a particular point.
N
The need to exert power, when thwarted in the open fields of life, is the more likely to assert itself in trifles.
K
A man may lack everything but tact and conviction and still be a forcible speaker; but without these nothing will avail. . . . Fluency, grace, logical order, and the like, are merely the decorative surface of oratory.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Human Nature and the Social Order, ch. 3 (1902).
R: Human Nature and the Social Order, ch. 6 (1902).
A: Human Nature and the Social Order, ch. 4 (1902).
N: Human Nature and the Social Order, ch. 5 (1902).
K: Human Nature and the Social Order, ch. 9 (1902).
   


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