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Quotation by Simone Weil
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I would suggest that barbarism be considered as a permanent and universal human characteristic which becomes more or less pronounced according to the play of circumstances.
Simone Weil (1910–1943), French philosopher, mystic. "Hitler and Roman Foreign Policy," Nouveaux Cahiers (Jan. 1, 1940).
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