Quotes: meanness

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  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
    Walter Bagehot
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    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.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    Honest statesmanship is the wise employment of individual meanness for the public good.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
    Karl Kraus
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    Matrimony is the union of meanness and martyrdom.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    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.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    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.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    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.
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