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Charles Sumner Quotes

(1811-1874), American Statesman

From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been ;abandoned.

Category: Compromise

The age of chivalry has gone; the age of humanity has come.

Category: Humankind

The true grandeur of humanity is in moral elevation, sustained, enlightened and decorated by the intellect of man.

Category: Humankind

I have never known a man who was sensual in his youth, who was high-minded when old.

Category: Sensuality