It is essential to persuade the soldier that those he is being urged to massacre are bandits who do not deserve to live; before killing other good, decent fellows like himself, his gun would fall from his hands
Quote by Andre Gide
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It is with noble sentiments that bad literature gets written
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Understanding is the beginning of approving
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Sin is whatever obscures the soul.
Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.
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Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change.