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    If out of all mankind one finds a single friend, he has found something more precious than any treasure, since there is nothing in the world so valuable that it can be compared to a real friend.

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No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting read more

No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which one is true.

by Nathaniel Hawthorne Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands read more

It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.

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Each of us inevitable; Each of us limitless - each of us with his or her right upon the earth; read more

Each of us inevitable; Each of us limitless - each of us with his or her right upon the earth; Each of us allowed the eternal purports of the earth; Each of us here as divinely as any is here. -Walt Whitman.

by Walt Whitman Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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Wicked men obey out of fear; good men, out of love.

Wicked men obey out of fear; good men, out of love.

by Aristotle Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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I find it interesting that the meanest life, the poorest existence, is attributed to God's will, but as human beings read more

I find it interesting that the meanest life, the poorest existence, is attributed to God's will, but as human beings become more affluent, as their living standard and style begin to ascend the material scale, God descends the scale of responsibility

by Maya Angelou Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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Some are weather-wise, some are otherwise.

Some are weather-wise, some are otherwise.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for mankind

Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for mankind

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Man is a piece of the universe made alive

Man is a piece of the universe made alive

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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I cried because I had no shoes, then I met a man who had no feet.

I cried because I had no shoes, then I met a man who had no feet.

by Oscar Wilde Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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