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Daniel
Goleman
1946

Author, Psychologist and Science Journalist specializing in psychology and brain sciences. Coined phrase "Emotional Intelligence."

Author Quotes

If there are two moral stances that our times call for, they are precisely these, self-restraint and compassion.

Even though a high IQ is no guarantee of prosperity, prestige, or happiness in life, our schools and our culture fixate on academic abilities, ignoring the emotional intelligence that also matters immensely for our personal destiny.

The bedrock of character is self-discipline; the virtuous life, as philosophers since Aristotle have observed, is based on self-control.

I can foresee a day when education will routinely include inculcating essential human competencies such as self-awareness, self-control, and empathy, and the arts of listening, resolving conflicts, and cooperation.

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First Name
Daniel
Last Name
Goleman
Birth Date
1946
Bio

Author, Psychologist and Science Journalist specializing in psychology and brain sciences. Coined phrase "Emotional Intelligence."