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English economist 1826-18770
Conquest is the missionary of valor, and the hard impact of military virtues beats meanness out of the world.
Empathy is really the opposite of spiritual meanness. It's the capacity to understand that every war is both won and lost. And that someone else's pain is as meaningful as your own.
American statesman 1809-18650
Honest statesmanship is the wise employment of individual meanness for the public good.
Austrian writer and journalist 1874-19360
Matrimony is the union of meanness and martyrdom.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-19500
Money is the most important thing in the world. It represents health, strength, honor, generosity, and beauty as conspicuously as the want of it represents illness, weakness, disgrace, meanness, and ugliness.
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-19500
One of the effects of a safe and civilized life is an immense oversensitiveness which makes all the primary emotions somewhat disgusting. Generosity is as painful as meanness, gratitude as hateful as ingratitude.
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-19700
With the introduction of agriculture mankind entered upon a long period of meanness, misery, and madness, from which they are only now being freed by the beneficent operation of the machine.