Gretchen Rubin

As You’ve Grown Older, Have You Become More Willing to Consider a Person “Good?”

As You’ve Grown Older, Have You Become More Willing to Consider a Person “Good?”

“As I know more of mankind I expect less of them, and am ready now to call a man a good man upon easier terms than I was formerly.”

--Samuel Johnson, quoted in James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson

As you've grown older, and had more experience of the world, do you think you are more or less likely to consider a person to be "good?" Do you expect more, or less, of people?

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