Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.
James Anthony Froude (1818 - 1894)
Contributed by: Gaia Team
Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow-creatures is amusing in itself.
Source: Short Studies on Great Studies
Contributed by: Zaady
True greatness is the most ready to recognize and most willing to obey those simple outward laws which have been sanctioned by the experience of mankind.
Experience teaches slowly, and at the cost of mistakes.
We cannot live on probabilities. The faith in which we can live bravely and die in peace must be a certainty, so far as it professes to be a faith at all, or it is nothing.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
Our human laws are but the copies, more or less imperfect, of the eternal laws, so far as we can read them.
As we advance in life, we learn the limit of our abilities.
The practical effect of a belief is the real test of its soundness.
Men are made by nature unequal. It is vain, therefore to treat them as if thy were equal.
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