Charles Cooley Quote

Since freedom is not a fixed thing that can be grasped and held once for all, but a growth, any particular society, such as our own, always appears partly free and partly unfree. In so far as it favors, in every child, the development of his highest possibilities, it is free, but where it falls short of this it is not.


Human Nature and the Social Order (ed. 1922)

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Since freedom is not a fixed thing that can be grasped and held once for all, but a growth, any particular society, such as our own, always appears...

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Since freedom is not a fixed thing that can be grasped and held once for all, but a growth, any particular society, such as our own, always appears...

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Since freedom is not a fixed thing that can be grasped and held once for all, but a growth, any particular society, such as our own, always appears...

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Since freedom is not a fixed thing that can be grasped and held once for all, but a growth, any particular society, such as our own, always appears...