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Impartiality

Impartial. Unable to perceive any promise of personal advantage from espousing either side of a controversy.

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914) American newspaperman and short-story writer.

What people call impartiality may simply mean indifference, and what people call partiality may simply mean mental activity.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) British journalist, novelist and poet.

Our impartiality is kept for abstract merit and demerit, which none of us ever saw.

George Eliot (1819-1880) British writer.

Man is always partial and is quite right to be. Even impartiality is partial.

Georg C. Lichtenberg (1742-1799) German scientist, satirist and anglophile.

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