Humanity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Humanity

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The law of humanity ought to be composed of the past, the present, and the future, that we bear within us; whoever possesses but one of these terms, has but a fragment of the law of the moral world.
~By Edgar Quinet ~


I am convinced that people with such wounds will be quite ready to co-operate in a safe and painless experiment in the interests of humanity as a whole.
~By Robert Barany ~


Christians need to take the lead in educating people that children are gifts, as my autistic grandson most surely is. By going down the path we're currently on, we might one day get rid of genetic diseases, but only at the cost of our own humanity.
~By Charles Colson ~


The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


When the Jews speak of humanity, they mean only the totality of Jews.
~By Julius Streicher ~


Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition.
~By Isaac Asimov ~


Lies are essential to humanity. They are perhaps as important as the pursuit of pleasure and moreover are dictated by that pursuit.
~By Marcel Proust ~


Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.
~By Hippocrates ~


But I deal with this meditating and by understanding I've been put on the planet to serve humanity. I have to remind myself to live simply and not to overindulge, which is a constant battle in a material world.
~By Sandra Cisneros ~


An extreme optimist is a man who believes that humanity will probably survive even if it doesn't take his advice.
~By John McCarthy ~


A church of dialogue in the contemporary world... a church, taking on the mission of Jesus, which is in the world not to judge humanity, but to love it and to save it.
~By Claudio Hummes ~


Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence.
~By Louis Pasteur ~


Going to war was the only unselfish thing I have ever done for humanity.
~By David Niven ~


Common sense is the genius of humanity.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


There is only one way in which one can endure man's inhumanity to man and that is to try, in one's own life, to exemplify man's humanity to man.
~By Alan Paton ~


We will win the battle for Africa, which is in effect a battle for Humanity.
~By Abdoulaye Wade ~


Industry has operated against the artisan in favor of the idler, and also in favor of capital and against labor. Any mechanical invention whatsoever has been more harmful to humanity than a century of war.
~By Remy de Gourmont ~


I know of no greater work for humanity than in the cause of peace, which can only be achieved by the earnest efforts of nations and peoples.
~By Frank B. Kellogg ~


Humanity is never more sphinxlike than when it is expressing itself.
~By Rebecca West ~


We were put to Dickens as children but it never quite took. That unremitting humanity soon had me cheesed off.
~By Alan Bennett ~


Religion is the everlasting dialogue between humanity and God. Art is its soliloquy.
~By Franz Werfel ~


And I hope that five years and 10 years from now, I'll be a better man, a more mature man, a wiser man, a more humble man and a more spirited man to serve the good of my people and the good of humanity.
~By Louis Farrakhan ~


If it be not a sin, an open, flagrant violation of all the rules of justice and humanity, to hold these slaves in bondage, it is indeed folly to put ourselves to any trouble and expense in order to free them.
~By Samuel Hopkins ~


Nothing prevents us from being and remaining the exponents of a united humanity, when we have a country of our own. To fulfill this mission we do not have to remain literally planted among the nations who hate and despise us.
~By Theodor Herzl ~


A love for humanity came over me, and watered and fertilised the fields of my inner world which had been lying fallow, and this love of humanity vented itself in a vast compassion.
~By Georg Brandes ~


Ron Howard is as good a person as you could want to work with on film. He never lost his cool. He's the most easygoing, lovely man, but he's got this enormous intelligence and a wonderful humanity.
~By Christine Baranski ~


With the monstrous weapons man already has, humanity is in danger of being trapped in this world by its moral adolescents.
~By Omar N. Bradley ~


This contradiction lies here: they wish God, and they wish humanity. They persist in connecting two terms which, once separated, can come together again only to destroy each other.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


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 ~


My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.
~By Desmond Tutu ~


When we have all data online it will be great for humanity. It is a prerequisite to solving many problems that humankind faces.
~By Robert Cailliau ~


I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music.
~By Billy Joel ~


Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
~By R. Buckminster Fuller ~


I'd like to feel that an advertiser gets something extra when they advertise with us - a certain humanity that comes from upbeat and positive human interest letters and success stories.
~By Casey Kasum ~


Humanity today possesses sufficient economic, cultural and spiritual resources to introduce a better global order.
~By Hans Kung ~


A street thug and a paid killer are professionals - beasts of prey, if you will, who have dissociated themselves from the rest of humanity and can now see human beings in the same way that trout fishermen see trout.
~By Willard Gaylin ~


They said that Seven was a former Borg who had been human and had been assimilated. She was regaining her humanity. I had no interest in this character.
~By Jeri Ryan ~


The world is indebted for all triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


Our humanity rests upon a series of learned behaviors, woven together into patterns that are infinitely fragile and never directly inherited.
~By Margaret Mead ~


From now on it is only through a conscious choice and through a deliberate policy that humanity can survive.
~By Pope John Paul II ~


I saw science as being in harmony with humanity.
~By Joseph Rotblat ~


Humanity lives and always has lived on certain elemental provisions.
~By Charles Wagner ~


I expect to plead not for the slave only, but for suffering humanity everywhere. Especially do I mean to labor for the elevation of my sex.
~By Lucy Stone ~


One must love humanity in order to reach out into the unique essence of each individual: no one can be too low or too ugly.
~By Georg Buchner ~


Hell is an outrage on humanity. When you tell me that your deity made you in his image, I reply that he must have been very ugly.
~By Victor Hugo ~


The understanding of art depends finally upon one's willingness to extend one's humanity and one's knowledge of human life.
~By Ralph Ellison ~


Humanity is quite a unique species, since it is the only one with the means to wipe itself out.
~By Ramman Kenoun ~


Humanity either makes, or breeds, or tolerates all its afflictions.
~By William Arthur Ward ~


I wrote the Brotherhood song for no money out of my deep feelings about humanity, and because I was flattered that whatever talents I had, had been recognized.
~By Tom Glazer ~


A few great minds are enough to endow humanity with monstrous power, but a few great hearts are not enough to make us worthy of using it.
~By Jean Rostand ~


You can find pictures anywhere. It's simply a matter of noticing things and organizing them. You just have to care about what's around you and have a concern with humanity and the human comedy.
~By Elliott Erwitt ~


If you make music for the human needs you have within yourself, then you do it for all humans who need the same things. You enrich humanity with the profound expression of these feelings.
~By Billy Joel ~


Do your bit to save humanity from lapsing back into barbarity by reading all the novels you can.
~By Richard Hughes ~


Show me the person you honor, for I know better by that the kind of person you are. For you show me what your idea of humanity is.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Paradise is too perfect for humanity.
~By Dario Argento ~


There's nothing I like more than being on a dance floor with a thousand people feeling love for humanity.
~By Chris Lowe ~


I can't understand people calling themselves religious and being hateful. If a preacher is preaching hate, to fear God that's not religion, that's not helping humanity, that's organizing an army to defeat somebody.
~By Mojo Nixon ~


All the great things of humanity have been accomplished in the name of absolute principles.
~By Ernest Renan ~


I try to be as honest about what I see and to speak rather than be silent, especially if it means I can save lives, or serve humanity.
~By Sandra Cisneros ~


I stopped caring so much about what people might think if I sung about love and humanity.
~By Wayne Coyne ~


You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


The main thing in acting is honesty, to feel the humanity and get to the essence of the character. You can't put anything into a character that you haven't got within you.
~By Genevieve Bujold ~


Humanity may endure the loss of everything; all its possessions may be turned away without infringing its true dignity - all but the possibility of improvement.
~By Johann Gottlieb Fichte ~


When you say you are in love with humanity, you are well satisfied with yourself.
~By Luigi Pirandello ~


Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest.
~By Isaac Asimov ~


North Americans don't understand... that our country is not just Cuba; our country is also humanity.
~By Fidel Castro ~


For I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of thoughtless youth, but hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity.
~By William Wordsworth ~


The American character looks always as if it had just had a rather bad haircut, which gives it, in our eyes at any rate, a greater humanity than the European, which even among its beggars has an all too professional air.
~By Mary McCarthy ~


Culture, which makes talent shine, is not completely ours either, nor can we place it solely at our disposal. Rather, it belongs mainly to our country, which gave it to us, and to humanity, from which we receive it as a birthright.
~By Jose Marti ~


Whoever refuses to remember the inhumanity is prone to new risks of infection.
~By Richard von Weizsaecker ~


No, I think the future of humanity will be like the past, we'll do what we've always done and there will still be human beings. Granted, there will always be people doing something different and there are a lot of possibilities.
~By Octavia Butler ~


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 ~


Poets are the sense, philosophers the intelligence of humanity.
~By Samuel Beckett ~


Humanity is the virtue of a woman, generosity that of a man.
~By Adam Smith ~


The World Trade Center is a living symbol of man's dedication to world peace... a representation of man's belief in humanity, his need for individual dignity, his beliefs in the cooperation of men, and, through cooperation, his ability to find greatness.
~By Minoru Yamasaki ~


I appeal to my fellow scientists to remember their responsibility to humanity.
~By Joseph Rotblat ~


Zeal without humanity is like a ship without a rudder, liable to be stranded at any moment.
~By Owen Feltham ~


The essence of humanity's spiritual dilemma is that we evolved genetically to accept one truth and discovered another. Is there a way to erase the dilemma, to resolve the contradictions between the transcendentalist and the empiricist world views?
~By E. O. Wilson ~


The great mass of humanity should never learn to read or write.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


Be nice to whites, they need you to rediscover their humanity.
~By Desmond Tutu ~


If any difference should be made by law between husband and wife, reason, justice and humanity, if their voices were heard, would dictate that it should be in her favor.
~By Ernestine Rose ~


A jealous lover of human liberty, deeming it the absolute condition of all that we admire and respect in humanity, I reverse the phrase of Voltaire, and say that, if God really existed, it would be necessary to abolish him.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


America is ready for intelligent talk. I am ready to bring some humanity to TV.
~By John Walsh ~


The man who is forever disturbed about the condition of humanity either has no problems of his own or has refused to face them.
~By Henry Miller ~


We have fallen into this very mean description of humanity. Naturalism in fiction is too reductive in its definition of human beings.
~By Ben Okri ~


Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.
~By Anatole France ~


To me, all war is failure for humanity, though it often is a bounty for commerce.
~By Mark Edwards ~


When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.
~By Pope John Paul II ~


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


In a world of inhumanity, war and terrorism, American citizenship is a very precious possession.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


We are human, and nothing is more interesting to us than humanity.
~By M. H. Abrams ~


Someday I want to be rich. Some people get so rich they lose all respect for humanity. That's how rich I want to be.
~By Rita Rudner ~


The straight line leads to the downfall of humanity.
~By Friedensreich Hundertwasser ~


The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class-it is the cause of human kind, the very birthright of humanity.
~By Anna Julia Cooper ~


The hand of fate had dipped into the ragbag of humanity.
~By Jean Shepherd ~


There's no unemployment in squatter cities. Everyone works. One-sixth of humanity is there. It's soon going to be more than that.
~By Stewart Brand ~


The independent girl is truly of quite modern origin, and usually is a most bewitching little piece of humanity.
~By Lou Henry Hoover ~


My mission is a cosmic mission. My concern is for all of humanity, and not only this present world, but the world hereafter. My mission penetrates the past, present, and future, and encompasses all humanity.
~By Sun Myung Moon ~


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 ~


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

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