Paul Goodman - Quotes

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Few great men would have got past personnel. ---->>>

It takes application, a fine sense of value, and a powerful community-spirit for a people to have serious leisure, and this has not been the genius of the Americans. ---->>>

There is such a thing as food and such a thing as poison. But the damage done by those who pass off poison as food is far less than that done by those who generation after generation convince people that food is poison. ---->>>

In America you can say anything you want - as long as it doesn't have any effect. ---->>>

Enjoyment is not a goal, it is a feeling that accompanies important ongoing activity. ---->>>

It rarely adds anything to say, 'In my opinion' - not even modesty. Naturally a sentence is only your opinion; and you are not the Pope. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 09-11, 1911
Die: 08-02, 1972
Occupation: Writer

Paul Goodman (; September 9, 1911 – August 2, 1972) was an American novelist, playwright, poet, literary critic, and psychotherapist, although now best known as a social critic and anarchist philosopher. Though often thought of as a sociologist, he vehemently denied being one in a presentation in the Experimental College at San Francisco State in 1964, and in fact said he could not read sociology because it was too often lifeless (wikipedia)