Compassion is the antitoxin of the soul: where there is compassion, even the most poisonous impulses remain relatively harmless.

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It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one's neighbor.

It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one's neighbor.

We do not really feel grateful toward those who make our dreams come true, they ruin our dreams.

We do not really feel grateful toward those who make our dreams come true, they ruin our dreams.

Sometimes we feel the loss of a prejudice as a loss of vigor.

Sometimes we feel the loss of a prejudice as a loss of vigor.

Nationalist pride like other variants of pride can be a substitute for self-respect.

Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect.

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