Ludoviko Lazaro Zamenhof Quote

We are not so naive as some think of us; we do not believe that a neutral base will turn men into angels; we know quite well that the people who are evil will still be evil; but we believe that communication and relationships based on a neutral base will at least do away with the great mass of brutality and crimes which are caused not by ill will, but simply by mutual misunderstandings and impositions.


Address to the Second World Congress of Esperanto, Geneve, Switzerland. 27 August 1906

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We are not so naive as some think of us; we do not believe that a neutral base will turn men into angels; we know quite well that the people who are...

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We are not so naive as some think of us; we do not believe that a neutral base will turn men into angels; we know quite well that the people who are...

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We are not so naive as some think of us; we do not believe that a neutral base will turn men into angels; we know quite well that the people who are...

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We are not so naive as some think of us; we do not believe that a neutral base will turn men into angels; we know quite well that the people who are...