We cannot trample upon the humanity of others… — Chinua Achebe

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“We cannot trample upon the humanity of others without devaluing our own. The Igbo, always practical, put it concretely in their proverb Onye ji onye n’ani ji onwe ya: “He who will hold another down in the mud must stay in the mud to keep him down.”

― Chinua Achebe, The Education of a British-Protected Child: Essays