„There is only one way in which one can endure man's inhumanity to man and that is to try, in one's own life, to exemplify man's humanity to man.“

—  Alan Paton

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„One can only influence the strong characters in life, not the weak; and it is the height of vanity to suppose that you can make an honest man of anyone.“

—  Margot Asquith Anglo-Scottish socialite, author and wit 1864 - 1945

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