"We have developed speed but we have shut ourselves in. Machinery that gives abundance has left us in want. Our knowledge has made us cynical, our cleverness hard and unkind. We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery we need humanity; more than cleverness we need kindness and gentleness. Without these qualities, life will be violent and all will be lost."
—Charles Chaplin (speech from the Jewish barber in The Great Dictator) as quoted in Velma Cobb's article in the journal "Social Justice, Inner Work & Contemplative Practice: Lessons and Directions for Multiple Fields" (p.105, 2017).