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Most of us believe in trying to make other people happy only if they can be happy in ways which we approve.

Robert Staughton Lynd
  • approve

The great person is ahead of their time, the smart make something out of it, and the blockhead, sets themselves against it.

Jean Baudrillard
  • Change

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

Charles Horton Cooley
  • Artist

One of the greatest joys known to man is to take a flight into ignorance in search of knowledge.

Robert Staughton Lynd
  • flight

The literature of the inner life is very largely a record of struggle with the inordinate passions of the social self.

Charles Horton Cooley
  • inner

There is no aphrodisiac like innocence.

Jean Baudrillard
  • Innocence

Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors.

Jean Baudrillard
  • Feelings

There is nothing less to our credit than our neglect of the foreigner and his children, unless it be the arrogance most of us betray when we set out to "Americanize" him.

Charles Horton Cooley
  • arrogance

Cut quarrels out of literature, and you will have very little history or drama or fiction or epic poetry left.

Robert Staughton Lynd
  • drama

Nothing is unthinkable, nothing impossible to the balanced person, provided it comes out of the needs of life and is dedicated to life's further development.

Lewis Mumford
  • balanced

The bashful are always aggressive at heart.

Charles Horton Cooley
  • Shyness

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

Charles Horton Cooley
  • Imagination

Restore human legs as a means of travel. Pedestrians rely on food for fuel and need no special parking facilities.

Lewis Mumford
  • facilities

Knowledge is power only if man knows what facts not to bother with.

Robert Staughton Lynd
  • knowledge

Almost any game with any ball is a good game.

Robert Staughton Lynd
  • almost

There is no greater distance than that between a man in prayer and God.

Ivan Illich
  • Prayer

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.

Charles Horton Cooley
  • Individuality

What is a society without a heroic dimension?

Jean Baudrillard
  • HeroesHeroism

Genius is childhood recaptured.

Jean Baudrillard
  • Genius

However far modern science and techniques have fallen short of their inherent possibilities, they have taught mankind at least one lesson; nothing is impossible.

Lewis Mumford
  • fallen

War is the supreme drama of a completely mechanized society.

Lewis Mumford
  • War

Traditionalists are pessimists about the future and optimists about the past.

Lewis Mumford
  • Tradition

The cities and mansions that people dream of are those in which they finally live.

Lewis Mumford
  • Prophecy

Families are nothing other than the idolatry of duty.

Ann Oakley
  • Family

Driving is a spectacular form of amnesia. Everything is to be discovered, everything to be obliterated.

Jean Baudrillard
  • Automobiles

Crime, family dissolution, welfare, and low levels of social organization are fundamentally a consequence of the disappearance of work.

William Julius Wilson
  • consequence

The most successful ideological effects are those which have no need for words, and ask no more than complicitous silence.

Pierre Bourdieu
  • ask

The power of ads rests more in the repetition of obvious exhortations than in the subtle transmission of values.

Michael Schudson
  • ads

There is nothing that makes us feel so good as the idea that someone else is an evil-doer.

Robert Staughton Lynd
  • feel

Every man of genius is considerably helped by being dead.

Robert Staughton Lynd
  • being

There is hardly any one so insignificant that he does not seem imposing to some one at some time.

Charles Horton Cooley
  • Worth

The dead govern the living.

Auguste Comte
  • Tradition

However far modern science and techniques have fallen short of their inherent possibilities, they have taught mankind at least one lesson: Nothing is impossible.

Lewis Mumford
  • Technology

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

Charles Horton Cooley
  • Talent

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

Charles Horton Cooley
  • Society

Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers.

Lewis Mumford
  • Parenting

You are born modern, you do not become so.

Jean Baudrillard
  • Modern

The mind is not a hermit's cell, but a place of hospitality and intercourse.

Charles Horton Cooley
  • Mind

It is always the same: once you are liberated, you are forced to ask who you are.

Jean Baudrillard
  • Identity

A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.

Jean Baudrillard
  • Criticism

There is no way to penetrate the surface of life but by attacking it earnestly at a particular point.

Charles Horton Cooley
  • Career

We are born to action; and whatever is capable of suggesting and guiding action has power over us from the first.

Charles Horton Cooley
  • Actions

The moguls are driven by their respective desires for profit - period.

Todd Gitlin
  • desires

But presidential approval also became a surrogate measure of national unity and patriotism.

Thomas E. Mann
  • approval

Partial truths or half-truths are often more insidious than total falsehoods.

Samuel P. Huntington
  • falsehoods

Well, I think the United States first of all has to recognize the world for what it is.

Samuel P. Huntington
  • first

The universe extends beyond the mind of man, and is more complex than the small sample one can study.

Kenneth L. Pike
  • beyond

We assume, to begin with, that the individual is at least as complex in his internal structure as the language is which he speaks - otherwise, how could he speak a language which is complex?

Kenneth L. Pike
  • assume

Each person's life is lived as a series of conversations.

Deborah Tannen
  • conversations

But in action, one defies one's character.

Daniel Bell
  • action


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