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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 1481
AUTHOR: John Amos Comenius (1592–1670)
QUOTATION: We are all citizens of one world, we are all of one blood. To hate a man because he was born in another country, because he speaks a different language, or because he takes a different view on this subject or that, is a great folly. Desist, I implore you, for we are all equally human…. Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity.
ATTRIBUTION: Attributed to JOHN AMOS COMENIUS.—Laurence J. Peter, Peter’s Quotations, p. 76 (1977).

This passage was used by Adlai E. Stevenson on his Christmas card in 1961.
SUBJECTS: Prejudice