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Human Nature Quotes

Mark Twain
We have not all had the good fortune to be ladies. We have not all been generals, or poets, or statesmen; but when the toast works down to the babies, we stand on common ground.
Mark Twain
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Mark Twain
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Mark Twain
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Human nature says we can relax, that they aren't fully loaded. That relaxation is not a bad thing, but it kind of deteriorates the focus aspect of the game.
Jay Sparks
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It is in human nature to relax, when not compelled by personal advantage or disadvantage.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Oscar Wilde
The only thing that one really knows about human nature is that it changes. Change is the one quality we can predicate of it. The systems that fail are those that rely on the permanency of human nature, and not on its growth and development. The error of Louis XIV was that he thought human nature would always be the same. The result of his error was the French Revolution. It was an admirable result.
Oscar Wilde
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 Voltaire
Slavery is also as ancient as war, and was as human nature.
Voltaire
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Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language
Alfred Whitehead
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Dale Carnegie
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon-instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
Dale Carnegie
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Alfred Adler
The science of the mind can only have for its proper goal the understanding of human nature by every human being, and through its use, brings peace to every human soul.
Alfred Adler
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We may be seeing a coming together of the humanities and the science of human nature.
Steven Pinker
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Alexander Hamilton
In the general course of human nature, A power over a man's subsistence amounts to a power over his will.
Alexander Hamilton
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Samuel Coleridge,
Those who best know human nature will acknowledge most fully what a strength light hearted nonsense give to a hard working man
Samuel Coleridge,
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Another religion turned against itself, another edifice constructed by the human mind, decimated by human nature...
Arundhati Roy
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Your frame of mind is a little different after that and human nature kicks in. Our losses - not only a couple in a row, but any one of them - we felt like we could have won. It takes its toll.
Mike Brey
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I think that there is a quasi-religious theory of human nature that is prevalent among pundits and intellectuals, which includes both empirical assumptions about how the mind works and a set of values that people hang on those assumptions.
Steven Pinker
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Human nature is the same everywhere in the world, ... The thought that there are lots of people with time on their hands to explore what the 20 million Internet users in China are doing is totally impractical.
Patrick McGovern
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Nathaniel Hawthorne
It is to the credit of human nature, that, except where its selfishness is brought into play, it loves more readily than it hates. Hatred, by a gradual and quiet process, will even be transformed to love, unless the change be impeded by a continually new irritation of the original feeling of hostility. from The Scarlet Letter
Nathaniel Hawthorne
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I think that's just human nature to make you want to work harder to improve yourself, and I think that'll be a positive for me.
Rex Grossman
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It's human nature to be curious about people, and to be more curious about young people than old people. We want to cheer something on at the same time we want to tear it down. That's just so normal.
Amy Grant
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The basic rule of human nature is that powerful people speak slowly and subservient people quickly -because if they don't speak fast nobody will listen to them.
Michael Caine
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Mark Twain
There is a great deal of human nature in people.
Mark Twain
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The rights of human nature are deeply wounded by this infamous practice of slavery.
Thomas Jefferson
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Sigmund Freud
It is always possible to bind together a considerable number of people in love, so long as there are other people left over to receive the manifestations of their aggression.
Sigmund Freud
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Human nature being what it is, we tend to say we're following all the guidelines when in reality we're not.
Rita Marker
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George Bernard Shaw
There is nothing that can be changed more completely than human nature when the job is taken in hand early enough.
George Bernard Shaw
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All of us have a theory about human nature.
Steven Pinker
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Arthur Schopenhauer
Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.
Arthur Schopenhauer
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The perpetual stream of human nature is formed into ever-changing shallows, eddies, falls and pools by the land over which it passes.
Mary Renault
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Mike Brown
With (those players being out), it's human nature thinking you can turn it on at any time against a team like this. This is a game you just want to get away with a win.
Mike Brown
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Whoever wants to be a judge of human nature should study people's excuses
Hebbel
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