A construção do ser social, feita em boa parte pela educação, é a assimilação pelo indivíduo de uma série de normas e princípios — sejam morais, religiosos, éticos ou de comportamento — que balizam a conduta do indivíduo num grupo. O homem, mais do que formador da sociedade, é um produto dela.
I wanted no part of politics. And I wasn't in Berlin to compete against any one athlete. The purpose of the Olympics, anyway, was to do your best. As I'd learned long ago... the only victory that counts is the one over yourself.
It took a lot of courage for him to befriend me in front of Hitler... You can melt down all the medals and cups I have and they wouldn't be a plating on the 24-karat friendship I felt for Lutz Long at that moment. Hitler must have gone crazy watching us embrace. The sad part of the story is I never saw Long again. He was killed in World War II.