The greatest step forward in human evolution was made when society began to help the weak and the poor, instead of oppressing and despising them.

Maria Montessori (1870-1952) Italian educator, philosopher, educator, physician
The Absorbent Mind, ch. 22 (1949) [tr. Claremont (1969)]
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