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    In most cases a favorite writer is more with us in his book than he ever could have been in the flesh; since, being a writer, he is one who has studied and perfected this particular mode of personal incarnation, very likely to the detriment of any other. I should like as a matter of curiosity to see and hear for a moment the men whose works I admire; but I should hardly expect to find further intercourse particularly profitable.
    —Charles Horton Cooley (1864–1929)

    Every general increase of freedom is accompanied by some degeneracy, attributable to the same causes as the freedom.
    Charles Horton Cooley (1864–1929)

    Downtown Manhattan, clear winter noon, and I’ve been up all night, talking, talking, reading the Kaddish aloud, listening to Ray Charles blues shout blind on the phonograph
    Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926)

    The imaginations which people have of one another are the solid facts of society.
    —Charles Horton Cooley (1864–1929)

    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 (1864–1929)