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Charles Horton Cooley – 9 Quotes

 

9 Quotes by Charles Horton Cooley

 

An artist cannot fail it is a success to be one.

– Charles Horton Cooley


Our individual lives cannot, generally, be works of art unless the social order is also.

– Charles Horton Cooley


Failure sometimes enlarges the spirit. You have to fall back upon humanity and God.

– Charles Horton Cooley


Every general increase of freedom is accompanied by some degeneracy, attributable to the same causes as the freedom.

– Charles Horton Cooley


Institutions – government, churches, industries, and the like – have properly no other function than to contribute to human freedom and in so far as they fail, on the whole, to perform this function, they are wrong and need reconstruction.

– Charles Horton Cooley


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.

– Charles Horton Cooley


If we divine a discrepancy between a man’s words and his character, the whole impression of him becomes broken and painful he revolts the imagination by his lack of unity, and even the good in him is hardly accepted.

– Charles Horton Cooley


The imaginations which people have of one another are the solid facts of society.

– Charles Horton Cooley


To get away from one’s working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one’s self and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change.

– Charles Horton Cooley