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QUOTES ON HUMANITY


The more I detest men individually the more ardent becomes my love for humanity.

FYODOR DOSTOEVSKY, The Brothers Karamazov

We live in a world of transgressions and selfishness, and no pictures that represent us otherwise can be true, though, happily, for human nature, gleamings of that pure spirit in whose likeness man has been fashioned are to be seen, relieving its deformities, and mitigating if not excusing its crimes.

JAMES FENIMORE COOPER, The Deerslayer

Humanity, like armies in the field, advances at the speed of the slowest.

GABRIEL GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ, Love in the Time of Cholera

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