Quotes: recognizing

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  • Charles Horton Cooley
    Charles Horton Cooley
    American sociologist 1864-1929
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    By recognizing a favorable opinion of yourself, and taking pleasure in it, you in a measure give yourself and your peace of mind into the keeping of another, of whose attitude you can never be certain. You have a new source of doubt and apprehension.
  • Thurgood Marshall
    Thurgood Marshall
    American lawyer, Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court 1908-1993
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    In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.
  • Sidney J. Harris
    Sidney J. Harris
    American journalist 1917-
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    It's surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feelings toward themselves, and if you're not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others.
  • Gore Vidal
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus 1925-
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    Laughing at someone else is an excellent way of learning how to laugh at oneself; and questioning what seem to be the absurd beliefs of another group is a good way of recognizing the potential absurdity of many of one's own cherished beliefs.
  • Andrew Cohen
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    Men are recognizing that they have been forced to conform to a very narrow and rather two-dimensional picture of maleness and manhood that they have never had the freedom to question.
  • Douglas Adams
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer 1952-
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    The moment at which two people, approaching from opposite ends of a long passageway, recognize each other and immediately pretend they haven t. This is to avoid the ghastly embarrassment of having to continue recognizing each other the whole length of the corridor.
  • Douglas Jerrold
    Douglas Jerrold
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    There are some people as obtuse in recognizing an argument as they are in appreciating wit. You couldn't drive it into their heads with a hammer.
  • What is luck? It is not only chance, it is also creating the opportunity, recognizing it when it is there, and taking it when it comes.
  • Mme de Stael
    Mme de Stael
    French-Swiss writer 1766-1817
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    Wit lies in recognizing the resemblance among things which differ and the difference between things which are alike.
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