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    "It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it; but the young know they are wretched for they are full of the truthless ideal which have been instilled into them, and each time they come in contact with the real, they are bruised and wounded."

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    Mankind Quotes

    Quotations about Mankind

    • I hate mankind, for I think myself one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am.
      quoted in Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson, by Joseph Baretti
    • Man is the only animal that laughs and has a state legislature.
    • You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
    • So long as we live among men, let us cherish humanity.
    • The fates have given mankind a patient soul.
      The Iliad, by Homer
    • 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.
    • The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
    • I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still in a room.
    • It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this.
    • Man is the Only Animal that Blushes. Or needs to.
      Following the Equator (1897), by Mark Twain
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