John Donne On Mankind

   John Dunne   (January 22, 1572 – March 31, 1631)
John Dunne (January 22, 1572 – March 31, 1631)

No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind; and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.