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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
Could anything be more indicative of a slight but general insanity than the aspect of the crowd on the streets of Chicago?

R
The bashful are always aggressive at heart.
A
It is surely a matter of common observation that a man who knows no one thing intimately has no views worth hearing on things in general.
N
To have no heroes is to have no aspiration, to live on the momentum of the past, to be thrown back upon routine, sensuality, and the narrow self.
K
The general fact is that the most effective way of utilizing human energy is through an organized rivalry, which by specialization and social control is, at the same time, organized co-operation.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Human Nature and the Social Order, ch. 2 (1902).
R: Human Nature and the Social Order, ch. 5 (1902).
A: Human Nature and the Social Order, ch. 4 (New York, 1902).
N: Human Nature and the Social Order, ch. 8 (1902).
K: Human Nature and the Social Order, ch. 8 (1902).
   


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