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

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

by Charles Horton Cooley Found in: Art Quotes,
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The general fact is that the most effective way of utilizing human energy is through an organized rivalry, which by read more

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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If we divine a discrepancy between a man's words and his character, the whole impression of him becomes broken and read more

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.

by Charles Horton Cooley Found in: Unity Quotes,
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To get away from one's working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one's self; and this is read more

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.

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It is surely a matter of common observation that a man who knows no one thing intimately has no views read more

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.

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

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

by Charles Horton Cooley Found in: Talent Quotes,
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One should never criticize his own work except in a fresh and hopeful mood. The self-criticism of a tired mind read more

One should never criticize his own work except in a fresh and hopeful mood. The self-criticism of a tired mind is suicide.

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