William Godwin - Mind Quotes
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As long as parents and teachers in general shall fall under the established rule, it is clear that politics and modes of government will educate and infect us all. They poison our minds, before we can resist, or so much as suspect their malignity. Like the barbarous directors of the Eastern seraglios, they deprive us of our vitality, and fit us for their despicable employment from the cradle.
It is a most mistaken way of teaching men to feel they are brothers, by imbuing their mind with perpetual hatred.
On the subject of war