Human Nature and the Social Order

Scribner, 1922 - 460 Seiten

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Seite 168 - In its widest possible sense, however, a man's Self is the sum total of all that he CAN call his, not only his body and his psychic powers, but his clothes and his house, his wife and children, his ancestors and friends, his reputation and works, his lands and horses, and yacht and bank-account.
Seite 277 - Saying unto them, It is written, My house is the house of prayer: but ye have made it a den of thieves.
Seite 179 - Inwendig lernt kein Mensch sein Innerstes Erkennen; denn er mißt nach eignem Maß Sich bald zu klein und leider oft zu groß. Der Mensch erkennt sich nur im Menschen, nur Das Leben lehret jedem, was er sei.
Seite 181 - In a very large and interesting class of cases the social reference takes the form of a somewhat definite imagination of how one's self- that is any idea he appropriates appears in a particular mind, and the kind of self-feeling one has is determined by the attitude toward this attributed to that other mind. A social self of this sort might be called the reflected or looking-glass self: Each to each a looking-glass Reflects the other that doth pass...
Seite 160 - Love took up the harp of Life, and smote on all the chords with might; Smote the chord of Self, that, trembling, pass'd in music out of sight.
Seite 171 - If you have writ your annals true, 'tis there, That, like an eagle in a dovecote, I Flutter'd your Volscians in Corioli : Alone I did it. — Boy ! Auf.
Seite 428 - Bursts up in flame; the war of tongue and pen Learns with what deadly purpose it was fraught, And, helpless in the fiery passion caught, Shakes all the pillared state with shock of men: Some day the soft Ideal that we wooed Confronts us fiercely, foe-beset, pursued, And cries reproachful : " Was it, then, my praise, And not myself was loved?
Seite 290 - Nothing in the world more subtle than the process of their gradual change! In the beginning they inhaled it unknowingly : you and I may have sent some of our breath toward infecting them, when we uttered our conforming falsities or drew our silly conclusions : or perhaps it came with the vibrations from a woman's glance.
Seite 182 - As we see our face, figure, and dress in the glass, and are interested in them because they are ours, and \ ^ pleased or otherwise with them according as they do or do not answer to what we should like them to be...
Seite 117 - So far as the study of immediate social relations is concerned the personal idea is the real person. That is to say, it is in this alone, that one man exists for another, and acts directly upon his mind. My association with you evidently consists in the relation between my idea of you and the rest of my mind.

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