Point of view 62 "We measure the excellency of other men, by some excellency we conceive to be in ourselves." John Selden. Mid 17th century. Gross, ed.
Point of view 67 "Up to a certain point, every man is what he thinks he is." F. A. Bradley. 1930. Gross, ed.
Point of view 67 "Were it not the sign of a fool to talk to one’s self, there would hardly be a day or hour wherein I might not be heard to grumble and mutter to myself and against myself, ‘Confound the fool!’ " Montaigne. 1580-8. Gross, ed.
Point of view 69 "We discover in ourselves what others hide from us, and we recognize in others what we hide from ourselves." Vauvenargues. 1746. Gross, ed.
Point of view 84 "We never remark any passion or principle in others, of which, in some degree or other, we may not find a parallel in ourselves." Hume. 1739. Gross, ed.
Point of view 261 "Your judgment ‘This is right’ has a pre-history in your instincts, likes, dislikes, experiences, and lack of experiences; ‘How did it originate…?’ you must ask, and then also: ‘what is it that impels me to [believe] it?’ " Nietzsche. 1882-7. Gross, ed.
Point of view 155 "Every person carries within his head a mental model of the world—a subjective representation of external reality." Toffler, Future Shock.