Citizen of the Universe

So it is the human condition that to wish for the greatness of one’s fatherland is to wish evil to one’s neighbours.

Patric San Juan's Bigger than a Cult, Smaller than a Mass (one, two backdrops), Raven Row, Spitalfields, Tower Hamlets, E1

The citizen of the universe would the man who wishes his country never to be either greater or smaller, richer or poorer.

From Voltaire’s Dictionnaire Philosophique (1764)

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