Quotes: impersonal

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  • An impersonal and scientific knowledge of the structure of our bodies is the surest safeguard against prurient curiosity and lascivious gloating.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    Pity may represent little more than the impersonal concern which prompts the mailing of a check, but true sympathy is the personal concern which demands the giving of one's soul.
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    Some men want war for sordid, others for idealistic, reasons; some for personal gain, others for impersonal principle. But most of those who consciously want war and accept it, and so help to create its inevitability, want it in order to shift the locus of their problems.
    Source: The Causes of World War Three (1960)
  • John Berger
    John Berger
    English art critic, novelist, painter and poet 1926-2017
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    The envied are like bureaucrats; the more impersonal they are, the greater the illusion (for themselves and for others) of their power.
  • Hubert Humphrey
    Hubert Humphrey
    American politician 1911-1978
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    The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.
  • Hubert H. Humphrey
    Hubert H. Humphrey
    American politician 1911-1978
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    The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.
  • Alfred Jarry
    Alfred Jarry
    French playwright, writer 1873-1907
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    The theater, bringing impersonal masks to life, is only for those who are virile enough to create new life: either as a conflict of passions subtler than those we already know, or as a complete new character.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    An atheist may be simply one whose faith and love are concentrated on the impersonal aspects of God.
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