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When men can no longer be theists, they must, if they are civilized, become humanists.

Author: Walter Lippmann (1889-1974)

Profession: American Journalist

Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.

Author: Simone Weil (1910-1943)

Profession: French Philosopher, Mystic

Humanism, it seems, is almost impossible in America where material progress is part of the national romance whereas in Europe such progress is relished because it feels nice.

Author: Paul West