Quotes: impartiality

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  • Arnold Bennett
    Arnold Bennett
    British novelist 1867-1931
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    It is well, when judging a friend, to remember that he is judging you with the same godlike and superior impartiality.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
    G. C. Lichtenberg
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    Man is always partial and is quite right to be. Even impartiality is partial.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Our impartiality is kept for abstract merit and demerit, which none of us ever saw.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Our work for human dignity is often lonely, and almost always an uphill climb. At times, our efforts are misunderstood, and we are mistaken for the enemy. There has been a clear erosion of respect for U.N. blue and our impartiality.
  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
    William Somerset Maugham
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    The great critic must be a philosopher, for from philosophy he will learn serenity, impartiality, and the transitoriness of human things.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
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    The U.N.'s impartiality allows it to negotiate and operate in some of the toughest places in the world. And time and again, studies have shown that U.N. peacekeeping is far more effective and done with far less money than what any government can do on its own.
  • Ben Okri
    Ben Okri
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    The worst time was 1983. Love and life and everything went wrong. I reached absolute rock bottom. I saw the Minotaur at the bottom of the abyss. I learnt of the harshness of the world and its impartiality to human failure.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    What people call impartiality may simply mean indifference, and what people call partiality may simply mean mental activity.
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