Charles Cooley Quote

If love closes, the self contracts and hardens: the mind having nothing else to occupy its attention and give it that change and renewal it requires, busies itself more and more with self-feeling, which takes on narrow and disgusting forms, like avarice, arrogance and fatuity.


Human Nature and the Social Order (ed. Transaction Publishers, 1992) - ISBN: 9781412825689

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If love closes, the self contracts and hardens: the mind having nothing else to occupy its attention and give it that change and renewal it requires, ...

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If love closes, the self contracts and hardens: the mind having nothing else to occupy its attention and give it that change and renewal it requires, ...

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If love closes, the self contracts and hardens: the mind having nothing else to occupy its attention and give it that change and renewal it requires, ...

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If love closes, the self contracts and hardens: the mind having nothing else to occupy its attention and give it that change and renewal it requires, ...