„One circumstance that helped our character development: we were needed.“

—  Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1960s, Context: One circumstance that helped our character development: we were needed. I often think today of what an impact could be made if children believed they were contributing to a family's essential survival and happiness. In the transformation from a rural to an urban society, children are — though they might not agree — robbed of the opportunity to do genuinely responsible work. At Ease: Stories I Tell to Friends (1967); also quoted in Childhood Revisited (1974) by Joel I. Milgram and Dorothy June Sciarra, p. 90
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„It is precisely when we help one another that we gain our victories over corruption, but the victory is assured only when we help one another with all our strength.“

—  Pierre Stephen Robert Payne British lecturer, novelist, historian, poet and biographer 1911 - 1983
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—  Friedrich Nietzsche, livre Human, All Too Human
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„It is our duty to help those who need help; but it cannot be our duty to make others happy,“

—  Karl Popper, La Société ouverte et ses ennemis
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