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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
A talent somewhat above mediocrity, shrewd and not too sensitive, is more likely to rise in the world than genius.

R
A person of definite character and purpose who comprehends our way of thought is sure to exert power over us. He cannot altogether be resisted; because, if he understands us, he can make us understand him, through the word, the look, or other symbol . .
A
Each man must have his "I"; it is more necessary to him than bread; and if he does not find scope for it within the existing institutions he will be likely to make trouble.
N
So far as discipline is concerned, freedom means not its absence but the use of higher and more rational forms as contrasted with those that are lower or less rational.
K
There is hardly any one so insignificant that he does not seem imposing to some one at some time.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
R: Human Nature and the Social Order, ch. 4 (1902).
A: Human Nature and the Social Order, ch. 6 (1902).
N: Human Nature and the Social Order, ch. 12 (1902).
K: Human Nature and the Social Order, ch. 9 (1902).
   


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