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    Kindliness seems to exist primarily as an animal instinct, so deeply rooted that mental degeneracy, which works from the top down, does not destroy it until the mind sinks to the lower grades of idiocy.
    Charles Horton Cooley (1864–1929)

    One of the great reasons for the popularity of strikes is that they give the suppressed self a sense of power. For once the human tool knows itself a man, able to stand up and speak a word or strike a blow.
    —Charles Horton Cooley (1864–1929)

    I see what you mean, but I do not think what you think.
    —Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

    The bashful are always aggressive at heart.
    —Charles Horton Cooley (1864–1929)