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Quotations From MICHAEL LEWIS

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  • 1.
    In Japan, mothers insist on achievement and accomplishment as a sign of love and respect. Thus to fail places children in a highly shamed situation.
    Michael Lewis (late-20th-century), professor, pediatrics and psychiatry. Shame, The Exposed Self, ch. 11 (1992).

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    Commitment, by its nature, frees us from ourselves and, while it stands us in opposition to some, it joins us with others similarly committed. Commitment moves us from the mirror trap of the self absorbed with the self to the freedom of a community of shared values.
    Michael Lewis (late 20th century), professor, pediatrics and psychiatry. Shame, The Exposed Self, ch. 11 (1992).

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