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Born: August 17, 1864,
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Died: , May 7, 1929
Occupation: Author

An artist cannot fail it is a success to be one.
- Charles Horton Cooley

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

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

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

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

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

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