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    "There are two modes of establishing our reputation: to be praised by honest men, and to be abused by rogues. It is best, however, to secure the former, because it will invariably be accompanied by the latter."

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    • 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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