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True human goodness, in all its purity and freedom, can come to the fore only when its recipient has no power.
~By Milan Kundera ~


Culture means, I think, that you have widened your experience enough through reading and through being a little bit thoughtful about these things that it has changed your outlook in some ways. And not necessarily made you a better human being but made you see things.
~By Joseph Epstein ~


The purpose of anthropology is to make the world safe for human differences.
~By Ruth Benedict ~


Unfortunately, the attitude of many towards the press, humanitarians included and especially government workers, is often one of suspicion, if not outright fear.
~By Alvin Adams ~


Curiosity killed the cat, but where human beings are concerned, the only thing a healthy curiosity can kill is ignorance.
~By Harry Lorayne ~


We are as great as our belief in human liberty - no greater. And our belief in human liberty is only ours when it is larger than ourselves.
~By Archibald MacLeish ~


It's definitely a struggle to prove yourself just as a good human being. I'm so proud of who I am and what I've become, the morals I have, and the people that I'm surrounded by.
~By Tina Yothers ~


One of the extraordinary things about human events is that the unthinkable becomes thinkable.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


Properly speaking, history is nothing but the crimes and misfortunes of the human race.
~By Pierre Bayle ~


Labor is work that leaves no trace behind it when it is finished, or if it does, as in the case of the tilled field, this product of human activity requires still more labor, incessant, tireless labor, to maintain its identity as a "work" of man.
~By Mary McCarthy ~


The ill effects of thought come about when we forget that thought is a function of our consciousness... an ability that we as human beings have. We are the producers of our own thinking.
~By Richard Carlson ~


I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.
~By John Steinbeck ~


I share the opinion of those of broader vision, who see in the signs of the time hope of humanity for peace.
~By Frank B. Kellogg ~


So be it. God created profoundly fallible creatures on this earth, and human history is mostly the story of error and accident.
~By Michael Ledeen ~


Association with human beings lures one into self-observation.
~By Franz Kafka ~


I am an atheist, and if an atheist and a pope think the same things, there must be something true. There must be some human truth that is beyond religion.
~By Oriana Fallaci ~


When a machine begins to run without human aid, it is time to scrap it - whether it be a factory or a government.
~By Alexander Chase ~


Genius, like humanity, rusts for want of use.
~By William Hazlitt ~


To err is human, but to really foul things up you need a computer.
~By Paul R. Ehrlich ~


No one likes to have less than they had before. That's the nature of the human animal.
~By Joni Mitchell ~


I admit there's an element of brutality in all my work - it's part of the truth about human existence I always want to explore - but the last thing I'm trying to do is put on some kind of freak show, inviting people to get off on other people's pain and humiliation.
~By Todd Solondz ~


I actually think that secrets are just a part of human nature and that everybody should have some.
~By Elizabeth Banks ~


Advertising as the printed form of selling would seem... ultimately to be justified in so far as it serves as a means of increasing legitimate human wants, as an agency of fair and economic competition in the distribution of goods, and as a stimulant to social progress.
~By Daniel Starch ~


If we dare to come closer to our fellow human beings, we will be able to see and understand them better.
~By Kjell Magne Bondevik ~


One does not become fully human painlessly.
~By Rollo May ~


As all human beings are, in my view, creatures of God's design, we must respect all other human beings. That does not mean I have to agree with their choices or agree with their opinions, but indeed I respect them as human beings.
~By Stockwell Day ~


One needs occasionally to stand aside from the hum and rush of human interests and passions to hear the voices of God.
~By Anna Julia Cooper ~


In Harvest of Stars, there is this notion, not original with me of course, that it will become possible to download at least the basic aspects of a human personality into a machine program.
~By Poul Anderson ~


This celebration here tells me that this work is not hopeless. I thank you for this teaching with all my heart and lift my glass to human solidarity, to the ultimate victory of knowledge, peace, good-will and understanding.
~By Albert Szent Gyorgyi ~


We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.
~By Dalai Lama ~


The cause of justice is the cause of humanity. Its advocates should overflow with universal good will. We should love this cause, for it conduces to the general happiness of mankind.
~By William Godwin ~


For the first time in history all the major countries in the world are pushing together to reach this goal... building something in space that is really for all humankind.
~By Umberto Guidoni ~


You never really meet a human being until you live with them or know them for awhile, so this is my clown and they understand that and so these interviews don't bother them.
~By Shia LaBeouf ~


Science Fiction will never run out of things to wonder about until the human race ceases to use its brain.
~By Julian May ~


Wherefore for the public interest and benefit of human society it is requisite that the highest obligations possible should be laid upon the consciences of men.
~By Isaac Barrow ~


I think the themes in my songs are very similar from the first album to the newest one. It's all about the human condition and how we are all trying to learn to live with each other and survive love and life.
~By Deana Carter ~


What constitutes a real, live human being is more of a mystery than ever these days, and men each one of whom is a valuable, unique experiment on the part of nature are shot down wholesale.
~By Hermann Hesse ~


He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition will waste his life in fruitless efforts.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Secular humanists suspect there is something more gloriously human about resisting the religious impulse; about accepting the cold truth, even if that truth is only that the universe is as indifferent to us as we are to it.
~By Tom Flynn ~


Perhaps, more importantly, I think that most human beings realise only a fraction of the true potential of their minds, so the spiritual or mystical, the things which remain mysterious or unexplained have always drawn me to include them in any scheme for a novel.
~By Rose Tremain ~


Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
~By Socrates ~


When political figures are shown on television or in movies, it's always the liberal Democrats that are shown to be humane, caring people.
~By Pat Boone ~


There is, I conceive, no contradiction in believing that mind is at once the cause of matter and of the development of individualised human minds through the agency of matter.
~By Alfred Russel Wallace ~


Ideally, I like to integrate the human issues into the suspense story itself.
~By Jeffery Deaver ~


Being a human being is all about experiencing all of the wonders of the world and therefore as an actress, I'm open to any opportunity that may enrich my horizon.
~By Sarah Polley ~


The good historian is like the giant of the fairy tale. He knows that wherever he catches the scent of human flesh, there his quarry lies.
~By Marc Bloch ~


The human face is the organic seat of beauty. It is the register of value in development, a record of Experience, whose legitimate office is to perfect the life, a legible language to those who will study it, of the majestic mistress, the soul.
~By Eliza Farnham ~


Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


The nobility of a human being is strictly independent of that of his convictions.
~By Jean Rostand ~


As a consequence of these hesitations and of the vague character of such innovations, the Commission on Human Rights itself had doubts from the beginning about its role and its functions in general.
~By Rene Cassin ~


Progress is measured by richness and intensity of experience - by a wider and deeper apprehension of the significance and scope of human existence.
~By Herbert Read ~


I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man's self-respect is a sin.
~By Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~


Before children, even the most cynical people throw down their usual masks and become capable of feeling the purity and love which all human beings seek.
~By Sun Myung Moon ~


I think every human being has a level of melancholy in life and in general.
~By Sandra Bullock ~


Pet lovers know that animals sometimes understand us better than we do, and the annals of human sin and desire provide plenty of stories to drive the point home.
~By Tony Snow ~


This is a work of fiction. All the characters in it, human and otherwise, are imaginary, excepting only certain of the fairy folk, whom it might be unwise to offend by casting doubts on their existence. Or lack thereof.
~By Neil Gaiman ~


To contemplate war is to think about the most horrible of human experiences.
~By Robert Byrd ~


When an individual is protesting society's refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him.
~By Bayard Rustin ~


The business of the law is to make sense of the confusion of what we call human life - to reduce it to order but at the same time to give it possibility, scope, even dignity.
~By Archibald MacLeish ~


Supercomputers will achieve one human brain capacity by 2010, and personal computers will do so by about 2020.
~By Ray Kurzweil ~


I see if I can make human beings look like reptiles.
~By Ralph Steadman ~


The city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo.
~By Desmond Morris ~


The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
~By Margot Asquith ~


The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
~By Ferdinand Foch ~


We are living at a time when creeds and ideologies vary and clash. But the gospel of human sympathy is universal and eternal.
~By Samuel Hopkins Adams ~


Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.
~By Mark Twain ~


A human being is so irreplaceable. So valuable and so unique.
~By Goran Persson ~


It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty stomach.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


I liked it because it was such a dangerous script and showed just what human beings are capable of. Here was a movie in which Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt, who always win in every movie they ever do, simply don't win. I felt that was outrageous for a commercial movie.
~By Kevin Spacey ~


Our laws are a reflection of our culture. Our culture does not condone the torture of innocent and defenseless creatures. And we as a society believe all God's creatures should be treated humanely.
~By Joe Moore ~


It was Orwellian. I completely disappeared, and disappeared the same day. It was by early that evening when the Times story ran. That was an overreaction. All human beings under pressure behave poorly.
~By Gregg Easterbrook ~


But basically what I like are the possibilities, and the fantasy element of the show. Not science fantasy so much, but fantasy, the humanistic elements and how people relate when they're in a dire situation or comedic situation.
~By Fisher Stevens ~


Every renaissance comes to the world with a cry, the cry of the human spirit to be free.
~By Anne Sullivan Macy ~


Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in theorder of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


What is a historian, anyway? It is someone who uses facts to record the development of humanity.
~By Lion Feuchtwanger ~


Human beings, from their own point of view, are very different than what people see.
~By Kurt Russell ~


Healthy people are those who live in healthy homes on a healthy diet; in an environment equally fit for birth, growth work, healing, and dying... Healthy people need no bureaucratic interference to mate, give birth, share the human condition and die.
~By Ivan Illich ~


The existence of inherent limits of experience in no way settles the question about the subordination of facts of the human world to our knowledge of matter.
~By Wilhelm Dilthey ~


Pornography is a satire on human pretensions.
~By Angela Carter ~


What I am is a thinking, feeling human being compelled by history.
~By Avery Brooks ~


For humanism also appeals to man as man. It seeks to liberate the universal qualities of human nature from the narrow limitations of blood and soil and class and to create a common language and a common culture in which men can realize their common humanity.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


Many human beings say that they enjoy the winter, but what they really enjoy is feeling proof against it.
~By Richard Adams ~


But if somebody dies, if something happens to you, there is a normal process of depression, it is part of being human, and some people view it as a learning experience etc.
~By Bob Geldof ~


We don't hate the media, it's just that when there's too much of it we get bored, but it happens to every human being. I don't think we even hated the media by the time that movie was made. We were just tired.
~By Ed O'Brien ~


Happiness and peace will come to earth only as the light of love and human compassion enter the souls of men.
~By David O. McKay ~


I don't think human beings learn anything without desperation. Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything or creating anything. Period. If you ain't desperate at some point, you ain't interesting.
~By Jim Carrey ~


God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended to all possible truth.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


Isn't it the moment of most profound doubt that gives birth to new certainties? Perhaps hopelessness is the very soil that nourishes human hope; perhaps one could never find sense in life without first experiencing its absurdity.
~By Vaclav Havel ~


The trifle now inscribed with your name. was occasioned by a particular fact; but to the disgrace of human nature, the subject is sufficiently general to interest every heart not totally impenetrable.
~By Thomas Day ~


People should realize women aren't just whores or virgins, I want to see women who are real human beings.
~By Kate Beckinsale ~


The whole drive of western culture, the part of it which is serious, is towards an extreme objectification. It's carried to the point where the human subject is treated almost as if it's dirt in the works of a watch.
~By Henry Flynt ~


One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit.
~By Alexander Pope ~


The Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.
~By Dave Barry ~


This was Shakespeare's form; who walked in every path of human life, felt every passion; and to all mankind doth now, will ever, that experience yield which his own genius only could acquire.
~By Mark Akenside ~


The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


There is something really mysterious about lions. They could rip you apart if they wanted to, but at the same time they look so cuddly. Can you imagine what humans look like to animals? They must think we're so weird.
~By Lee Ryan ~


I find humans tremendously interesting.
~By David Brin ~


We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - romantic love and gunpowder.
~By Andre Maurois ~


Biography - a system in which the contradictions of a human life are unified.
~By Jose Ortega Y Gasset ~


In the 21st century, I believe the mission of the United Nations will be defined by a new, more profound awareness of the sanctity and dignity of every human life, regardless of race or religion.
~By Kofi Annan ~

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