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George M. Trevelyan
British historian

All the great religions meet on the esoteric level, and they all teach the one great maxim to mankind: "Do unto others as you would have them do to you. Do not do to others what you would not have them do to you." If we look at the world today, how many are really following that great maxim?

Jul. 23, 1983 - from a speech in London
The gods mercifully gave mankind this little moment of peace between the religious fanaticisms of the past and the fanaticisms of class and race that were speedily to arise and dominate time to come.

from English Social History
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading, an easy prey to sensations and cheap appeals.

from English Social History, quoted in The MacMillan Dictionary of Quotations