Human Quotes And Sayings

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Hezbollah's contempt for human suffering is total, as it showed once again this morning when its rockets murdered two Israeli Arab children in Nazareth.
~By Tom Lantos ~


I'm not sure a world run by women would be any better. They're human beings!
~By Sheri S. Tepper ~


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 ~


The art of pictorial creation is so complicated - it is so astronomical in its possibilities of relation and combination that it would take an act of super-human concentration to explain the final realization.
~By Hans Hofmann ~


I was surrounded by nature and trying to come to terms with this blissful nature versus the inhumane mentality of war. People were being deluded by someone using the word peace.
~By Thurston Moore ~


The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


The dogma of woman's complete historical subjection to men must be rated as one of the most fantastic myths ever created by the human mind.
~By Mary Ritter Beard ~


One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


I've always believed that the facts about dancing are more interesting than the myths, and this was a great chance for me to explore how the human body does such incredible things.
~By Deborah Bull ~


And I think to be in NATO for the countries of our region, it means more guarantees for us, it means more responsibility for our common security, but it means fulfillment of all standards of civilized world, like protection of human rights and democratic mechanisms.
~By Aleksander Kwasniewski ~


It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
~By Charlotte Bronte ~


Communal well-being is central to human life.
~By Cat Stevens ~


A rose is the visible result of an infinitude of complicated goings on in the bosom of the earth and in the air above, and similarly a work of art is the product of strange activities in the human mind.
~By Clive Bell ~


The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle of human actions than the prospect of good.
~By John Locke ~


No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or painting can replace alcohol in its power to give man the illusion of real creation.
~By Marguerite Duras ~


A graphic representation of data abstracted from the banks of every computer in the human system. Unthinkable complexity. Lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data. Like city lights, receding.
~By William Gibson ~


An abundant supply of excellent water, forming a volume equal in bulk to the human body, is conveyed by one of these pipes, and distributed about the city, where it is used by the inhabitants for drink and other purposes.
~By Hernando Cortes ~


No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


I think the greatest challenge in environmentalism and the most rewarding challenge is trying to figure out how humans can meet their needs while protecting the environment.
~By Gale Norton ~


Resolve not to be poor: whatever you have, spend less. Poverty is a great enemy to human happiness; it certainly destroys liberty, and it makes some virtues impracticable, and others extremely difficult.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


The evidence points to central Asia as man's original home, for the general movement of human migrations has been outward from that region and not inward.
~By Ellsworth Huntington ~


It is my opinion that human history can make no sense unless evil doings are recognized for what they are, and that they are bearable only if somehow they may be redeemed.
~By Simon Conway Morris ~


The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every time you meet a human being.
~By Jane Wyman ~


A real parish is a wondrously beautiful web of human relationship which is given meaning by the man who is Himself the meaning of life.
~By C. Kilmer Myers ~


It is this conception of the unity of the human career which is perhaps the greatest achievement of historical study, since it gained a place analogous to that of natural science.
~By James H. Breasted ~


The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage; they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human.
~By Victor Hugo ~


We all have human emotions that rob our lives.
~By Jennifer O'Neill ~


What gives it its human character is that the individual through language addresses himself in the role of the others in the group and thus becomes aware of them in his own conduct.
~By George H. Mead ~


Both class and race survive education, and neither should. What is education then? If it doesn't help a human being to recognize that humanity is humanity, what is it for? So you can make a bigger salary than other people?
~By Beah Richards ~


I can only think of music as something inherent in every human being - a birthright. Music coordinates mind, body and spirit.
~By Yehudi Menuhin ~


There are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before.
~By Willa Cather ~


Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows, must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking, belief in the absolute power of logic.
~By Alexis Carrel ~


Oh, I may be devout, but I am human all the same.
~By Moliere ~


Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


I am confirmed in my division of human energies. Ambitious people climb, but faithful people build.
~By Julia Ward Howe ~


We can no longer prosper by increasing human productivity. The more we try to do, the more poverty we will create.
~By Paul Hawken ~


Human nature refers to what is in people but which they cannot study or work at achieving.
~By Xun Zi ~


And a building must be like a human being. It must have a wholeness about it, something that is very important.
~By Minoru Yamasaki ~


All human beings are commingled out of good and evil.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


Right and wrong becomes more difficult for each of us as we grow older, because the older we get the more we know personally about our own human frailties.
~By Blanche Lincoln ~


Those who have been outspoken in advocating human rights during these last forty years, have themselves grabbed the most fundamental of human rights from the people of the Third-World countries.
~By Ali Hoseini Khamenei ~


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 ~


The choice that you, as a Soul, have in relation to anything is always to be loving. Do you understand that this is the divine purpose that all of us as humans have been given - to love unconditionally?
~By John Morton ~


Systematic philosophical and practical anti-intellectualism such as we are witnessing appears to be something truly novel in the history of human culture.
~By Johan Huizinga ~


Clearly, then, the city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo.
~By Desmond Morris ~


It was extremely important to show that Wilde's sexuality was not just some intellectual idea. It was real, and it was about the human body. To just have mentioned it and not shown it would have been, I think, peculiar and wrong.
~By Stephen Fry ~


The human voice is the organ of the soul.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


But now with technology I could sit down and do a bunch of character drawings and scan them into a computer, and the computer using my exact style could bring it into life, where it would have been edited by various human beings before.
~By Bill Griffith ~


The single outstanding exception was the broad yet precise mandate communicated by the General Assembly in 1946 to prepare as soon as possible the Charter of Human Rights which the San Francisco Conference had not had the time or the courage to draw up.
~By Rene Cassin ~


In all the areas within which the spiritual life of humanity is at work, the historical epoch wherein fate has placed us is an epoch of stupendous happenings.
~By Edmund Husserl ~


The good poet sticks to his real loves, those within the realm of possibility. He never tries to hold hands with God or the human race.
~By Karl Shapiro ~


This was a tragic event in human history, but by paying tribute to the Armenian community we ensure the lessons of the Armenian genocide are properly understood and acknowledged.
~By Jerry Costello ~


So I'm sorry, I'm going to continue to talk to the people, because I do believe that if they get to know you and what you are as a human being, they can more appreciate what you are as a performer.
~By Mel Torme ~


All I want to be is human and American and have all the same rights and I will shut up.
~By Martha Griffiths ~


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


I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn human actions, but to understand them.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


I'm very much a humanist. I'm very much pro-choice. I'm very much politically correct.
~By Sandra Bernhard ~


Cities are the greatest creations of humanity.
~By Daniel Libeskind ~


The humanities need to be defended today against the encroachments of physical science, as they once needed to be against the encroachment of theology.
~By Irving Babbitt ~


Observing humans and observing oneself yields a clear-minded starting point for literature.
~By Gao Xingjian ~


The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
~By George Orwell ~


We know they are doing their job in committee, that they are brilliant men, smart men, and that they are on the job all the time. We're just human beings down here-all different. We take all these things into consideration. You can't help it.
~By John William McCormack ~


Struggle is the father of all things. It is not by the principles of humanity that man lives or is able to preserve himself above the animal world, but solely by means of the most brutal struggle.
~By Adolf Hitler ~


But while human liberty has engaged the attention of the enlightened, and enlisted the feelings of the generous of all civilized nations, may we not enquire if this liberty has been rightly understood?
~By Francis Wright ~


We may affirm, then, that the main drift of the later Renaissance was away from a humanism that favored a free expansion toward a humanism that was in the highest degree disciplinary and selective.
~By Irving Babbitt ~


The obsessions we have are pretty much the same our whole lives. Mine are people, the human condition, life.
~By Mary Ellen Mark ~


Currently, the United States provides 22 percent of the U.N. annual budgets, over $900 million in fiscal year 2007, and some of that funding goes to the Human Rights Council.
~By Michael McCaul ~


I believe that his death and resurrection transformed humanity's relationship with God.
~By Timothy Radcliffe ~


It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


I'm a human being, I'm not a machine. I'm 72. I'm dyslexic.
~By Robert Blake ~


The plan we developed to deal with al Qaeda depended on developing sources of human and technical intelligence that could give us insights into his plans at the tactical level. This is easy to say but hard to accomplish.
~By Cofer Black ~


The difference between humans and wild animals is that humans pray before they commit murder.
~By Friedrich Durrenmatt ~


It would be easy to define terrorism as attacks against human rights and international humanitarian law forbids attacks against innocent non-combatants which is often the definition used for terrorism.
~By Joichi Ito ~


Government has never increased the standard of living of one single human being in civilization's history. For some reason that simple truth has evaded everybody.
~By Steve Wynn ~


The true grandeur of humanity is in moral elevation, sustained, enlightened and decorated by the intellect of man.
~By Charles Sumner ~


My opinions about human nature are shared by many psychologists, linguists, and biologists, not to mention philosophers and scholars going back centuries.
~By Steven Pinker ~


I can choose to accelerate my disease to an alcoholic death or incurable insanity, or I can choose to live within my thoroughly human condition.
~By Mercedes McCambridge ~


Evil is not to be traced back to the individual but to the collective behavior of humanity.
~By Reinhold Niebuhr ~


God wants man to fulfill his commands as a human being and with the quality peculiar to human beings.
~By Martin Buber ~


The health effects of air pollution imperil human lives. This fact is well-documented.
~By Eddie Bernice Johnson ~


Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort; rather, it concerns the basic human rights of family, country, justice and human dignity.
~By Imelda Marcos ~


In a few decades, the relationship between the environment, resources and conflict may seem almost as obvious as the connection we see today between human rights, democracy and peace.
~By Wangari Maathai ~


Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential.
~By Bruce Lee ~


I conclude that it is a fundamental mistake to think that salvation, justice, or virtue come through merely human institutions.
~By Jeane Kirkpatrick ~


Modern technology has become a total phenomenon for civilization, the defining force of a new social order in which efficiency is no longer an option but a necessity imposed on all human activity.
~By Jacques Ellul ~


There cannot be found in the animal kingdom a bat, or any other creature, so blind in its own range of circumstance and connection, as the greater majority of human beings are in the bosoms of their families.
~By Helen Hunt Jackson ~


It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more deceptive than the whole electoral system.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


The mother's battle for her child with sickness, with poverty, with war, with all the forces of exploitation and callousness that cheapen human life needs to become a common human battle, waged in love and in the passion for survival.
~By Adrienne Rich ~


Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


I was no Marie Antoinette. I was not born to nobility, but I had a human right to nobility.
~By Imelda Marcos ~


I wanted to be a neurologist. That seemed to be the most difficult, most intriguing, and the most important aspect of medicine, which had links with psychology, aggression, behavior, and human affairs.
~By Roger Bannister ~


I got disappointed in human nature as well and gave it up because I found it too much like my own.
~By J. P. Donleavy ~


Not all human souls but only the pious ones are divine.
~By Georg Hermes ~


One way or another, we all have to find what best fosters the flowering of our humanity in this contemporary life, and dedicate ourselves to that.
~By Joseph Campbell ~


All of us are guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.
~By Tennessee Williams ~


I was critical of the Israeli government, however, for not being prepared for the move. One does not uproot thousands of people without planning in advance what will be done with them. This was a political and human error in which the government functioned poorly.
~By Norman Lamm ~


Saddam Hussein was a brutal tyrant. I am glad he is now on trial for crimes against humanity. But, opposition to a dictator is not the measure I use when deciding whether to send our men and women in uniform off to war and possible death.
~By Peter DeFazio ~


There is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to inculcate it before the age of five, by constantly repeating it with an air of great solemnity.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~

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