85 Total Quotes

Humankind Quotes

Albert Einstein
Feeling and longing are the motive forces behind all human endeavor and human creations.
Albert Einstein
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Albert Einstein
It is every man's obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it.
Albert Einstein
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Mark Twain
The human race was always interesting and we know by its past that it will always continue so, monotonously.
Mark Twain
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Dave Barry
There are two distinctive classes of people today, those who have personal computers, and those who have several thousand extra dollars apiece.
Dave Barry
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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James Thurber
One has but to observe a community of beavers at work in a stream to understand the loss in his sagacity, balance, co-operation, competence, and purpose which Man has suffered since he rose up on his hind legs. He began to chatter and he developed Reason, Thought, and Imagination, qualities which would get the smartest group of rabbits or orioles in the world into inextricable trouble overnight.
James Thurber
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Albert Einstein
Considered logically this concept is not identical with the totality of sense impressions referred to; but it is an arbitrary creation of the human (or animal) mind.
Albert Einstein
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George Bernard Shaw
Human beings are the only animals of which I am thoroughly and cravenly afraid.
George Bernard Shaw
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William Shakespeare
What a piece of work is a man! How noble in reason, how infinite in faculty, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god -- the beauty of the world, the paragon of animals!
William Shakespeare
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The race of man, while sheep in credulity, are wolves for conformity.
Carl Doren
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Marcus Aurelius
Always observe how ephemeral and worthless human things are. Pass then through this little space of time conformably to nature, and end thy journey in content, just as an olive falls off when it is ripe, blessing nature who produced it, and thanking the tree on which it grew.
Marcus Aurelius
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To the eyes of a god, mankind must appear as a species of bacteria which multiply and become progressively virulent whenever they find themselves in a congenial culture, and whose activity diminishes until they disappear completely as soon as proper measures are taken to sterilize them.
Aleister Crowley
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Have you ever watched a crab on the shore crawling backward in search of the Atlantic Ocean, and missing? That's the way the mind of man operates.
H.L. Mencken,
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Charles Schulz
I love mankind; it's people I can't stand.
Charles Schulz
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William Blake
Cruelty has a Human Heart, And jealousy a Human Face; Terror the Human Form Divine, And secrecy the Human Dress. The Human Dress is forged Iron, The Human Form a Fiery Forge, The Human Face a Furnace seal d, The Human Heart its hungry gorge.
William Blake
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Oscar Wilde
It is because Humanity has never known where it was going that it has been able to find its way.
Oscar Wilde
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There are realities we all share, regardless of our nationality, language, or individual tastes. As we need food, so do we need emotional nourishment: love, kindness, appreciation, and support from others. We need to understand our environment and our relationship to it. We need to fulfill certain inner hungers: the need for happiness, for peace of mind for wisdom.
Donald Walters
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Though man is the only beast that can write, he has small reason to be proud of it. When he utters something that is wise it is nothing that the river horse does not know, and most of his creations are the result of accident.
Edward Dahlberg
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Luigi Pirandello
The history of mankind is the history of ideas.
Luigi Pirandello
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I wish I loved the Human Race; I wish I loved its silly face; I wish I liked the way it walks; I wish I liked the way it talks; And when I'm introduced to one I wish I thought What Jolly Fun!
Walter Raleigh
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Nathaniel Hawthorne
Mankind are earthen jugs with spirits in them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
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If we consider the superiority of the human species, the size of its brain, its powers of thinking, language and organization, we can say this: were there the slightest possibility that another rival or superior species might appear, on earth or elsewhere, man would use every means at his disposal to destroy it.
Jean Baudrillard
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Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
Chief Seattle
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represent the worst of humankind.
Laura Bush
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Looks as he were Lord of humankind.
John Dryden
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Walter Landor,
There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.
Walter Landor,
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Man is no longer an artist, he has become a work of art.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Francis Bacon
Our humanity is a poor thing, except for the divinity that stirs within us.
Francis Bacon
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To be human is to keep rattling the bars of the cage of existence hollering, ''What's it for?''
Robert Fulghum
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Ronald Reagan
Let us ask ourselves; ''What kind of people do we think we are?''
Ronald Reagan
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