William Winwood Reade Quote

A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of metaphysics. Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality.


"Intellect", p. 385. - The Martyrdom of Man (1872)

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A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of...

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A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of...

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A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of...

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A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of...