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

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 . .
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.
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.
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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