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Harmony between two individuals is never granted - it has to be conquered indefinitely.
Simone de Beauvoir / 

Harmony between two individuals is never granted - it has to be conquered indefinitely.

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when we say that a man is responsible for himself, we do not only mean that he is responsible for his own individuality, but that he is responsible for all men.
Jean-Paul Sartre - Existentialism and Humanism / 

Article III – The principle of any sovereignty resides essentially in the Nation. No body, no individual can exert authority which does not emanate expressly from it.
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789 / 

As soon as an individual takes an action, whatever that action may be, it begins to escape from his intentions.
Edgar Morin / 

Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where the people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free. True peace with oneself and with the world around us can only be achieved through the development of mental peace.
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama

Without realizing it, the individual composes his life according to the laws of beauty even in times of greatest distress.
Milan Kundera

In the age of the individual's liquidation, the question of individuality must be raised anew.
Theodor W. Adorno

The individual is not accountable to society for his actions in so far as these concern the interests of no person but himself.
John Stuart Mill

The only part of the conduct of any one, for which he is amenable to society, is that which concerns others. In the part which merely concerns himself, his independence is, of right, absolute. Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign.
John Stuart Mill

Society cares for the individual only so far as he is profitable.
Simone de Beauvoir

Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.
Albert Einstein

What is true of the individual will be tomorrow true of the whole nation if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.
Mahatma Gandhi

Aesthetic matters are fundamental for the harmonious development of both society and the individual.
Friedrich Schiller

Concepts, like individuals, have their histories and are just as incapable of withstanding the ravages of time as are individuals.
Soren Kierkegaard / 

Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the headless monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.
Charlie Chaplin / 

All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.
Albert Einstein

Society exists only as a mental concept in the real world there are only individuals.
Oscar Wilde

In the society, where people are just parts in a larger machine, individuals are unable to develop fully.
Friedrich Schiller

The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education.
Jean de La Bruyere

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