Our moral progress may be measured by the degree in which we sympathize with individual suffering and individual joy.

George Eliot (1819-1880) English novelist [pseud. of Mary Ann Evans]
(Attributed)

In John Morley, "The Life of George Eliot," Critical Miscellanies, Vol. 3 (1886)
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