Humanity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Humanity

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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 ~


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


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 ~


We cannot despair of humanity, since we ourselves are human beings.
~By Albert Einstein ~


The rising sun can dispel the darkness of night, but it cannot banish the blackness of malice, hatred, bigotry, and selfishness from the hearts of humanity.
~By David O. McKay ~


Set religion free, and a new humanity will begin.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity.
~By Hermann Hesse ~


There will be no end to the troubles of states, or of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in this world, or till those we now call kings and rulers really and truly become philosophers, and political power and philosophy thus come into the same hands.
~By Plato ~


If everyone howled at every injustice, every act of barbarism, every act of unkindness, then we would be taking the first step towards a real humanity.
~By Nelson DeMille ~


Certain periods in history suddenly lift humanity to an observation point where a clear light falls upon a world previously dark.
~By Anne Sullivan Macy ~


I am a man, and whatever concerns humanity is of interest to me.
~By Terence ~


We feel bound to the Christian image of humanity - that is what defines us. Those who do not accept this are in the wrong place here.
~By Angela Merkel ~


Justice for crimes against humanity must have no limitations.
~By Simon Wiesenthal ~


While I do not suggest that humanity will ever be able to dispense with its martyrs, I cannot avoid the suspicion that with a little more thought and a little less belief their number may be substantially reduced.
~By John B. S. Haldane ~


Man lives consciously for himself, but is an unconscious instrument in the attainment of the historic, universal, aims of humanity.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


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


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 ~


Mr. Speaker, genocide is the most potent of all crimes against humanity because it is an effort to systematically wipe out a people and a culture as well as individual lives.
~By Jerry Costello ~


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 ~


By cultivating the beautiful we scatter the seeds of heavenly flowers, as by doing good we cultivate those that belong to humanity.
~By Robert A. Heinlein ~


Let our New Year's resolution be this: we will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity, in the finest sense of the word.
~By Goran Persson ~


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


My father was a farmer and my mother was a farmer, but, my childhood was very good. I am very grateful for my childhood, because it was full of gladness and good humanity.
~By Roberto Benigni ~


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 ~


The world changes materially. Science makes advances in technology and understanding. But the world of humanity doesn't change.
~By Pierre Schaeffer ~


It is in literature that the concrete outlook of humanity receives its expression.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


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 ~


But, you know, the issues of humanity and what is fair treatment and good treatment of a fellow human being should not really be based on a personal sense of right and wrong or judgment.
~By Debbie Harry ~


To the real artist in humanity, what are called bad manners are often the most picturesque and significant of all.
~By Walt Whitman ~


There are those who will say that the liberation of humanity, the freedom of man and mind is nothing but a dream. They are right. It is the American Dream.
~By Archibald MacLeish ~


We are all cells in the same body of humanity.
~By Peace Pilgrim ~


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 ~


It's true that humanity has seen a succession of crises, wars and atrocities, but this negative side is offset by advances in technology and cultural exchanges.
~By Abbe Pierre ~


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 ~


Porno is the unconsciousness of culture, the libido of humanity.
~By Masami Akita ~


Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity; and let us put aside all selfishness in consideration of language, nationality, or religion.
~By John Comenius ~


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 ~


In the kind of world we have today, transformation of humanity might well be our only real hope for survival.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


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 ~


Humanity I love you because when you're hard up you pawn your intelligence to buy a drink.
~By e. e. cummings ~


I think there are a lot of technocrats in the business who would much rather work with just wheels and gears and machinery. Those things interest them more than humanity and I wish them the best of luck.
~By Ron Perlman ~


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 ~


When I was born in 1942, World War II was still going. And I began to realize when I became a young adult that if we don't teach our kids a better way of relating to their fellow human beings, the very future of humanity on the planet is in jeopardy.
~By Graham Nash ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


Humanity should question itself, once more, about the absurd and always unfair phenomenon of war, on whose stage of death and pain only remain standing the negotiating table that could and should have prevented it.
~By Pope John Paul II ~


My joy knows no bounds... I will devote all my energy and all the powers available to me to the service of Nigeria and humanity.
~By Olusegun Obasanjo ~


It is not tolerable, it is not possible, that from so much death, so much sacrifice and ruin, so much heroism, a greater and better humanity shall not emerge.
~By Charles de Gaulle ~


Ages of experience have taught humanity that the commitment of a husband and wife to love and to serve one another promotes the welfare of children and the stability of society.
~By Jack Kingston ~


Virginians were no more angels or philanthropists than people to the north or to the south of them. They were moved by their affections, their interest, and their resentments, just as humanity is moved today.
~By John Sergeant Wise ~


It is impossible to deny that Christians and Muslims have a common agenda here: both faiths have at their heart the living image of a community raised up by God's call to reveal to the world what God's purpose is for humanity.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


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 ~


The historic ascent of humanity, taken as a whole, may be summarized as a succession of victories of consciousness over blind forces - in nature, in society, in man himself.
~By Leon Trotsky ~


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 ~


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


Probably all the books I've ever written have been efforts to define the boundaries of humanity.
~By Fred Saberhagen ~


Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and yet, as if nature had not sown evils enough in life, we are continually adding grief to grief and aggravating the common calamity by our cruel treatment of one another.
~By Joseph Addison ~


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 ~


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


The materials of the novelist must be real; they must be gathered from the field of humanity by his actual observation.
~By Goldwin Smith ~


He's not rewarding us by talking to us. He's talking to us because He has something to say to us directly, as opposed to the things He says to all humanity.
~By Gene Wolfe ~


Today more than ever we need creative minds to address the issues of the age. And one of the most urgent is this: How can humanity know so much, achieve so much, and still fail so many people so badly?
~By King Abdullah II ~


The greater part of humanity is too much harassed and fatigued by the struggle with want, to rally itself for a new and sterner struggle with error.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


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 ~


Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only begins for man with self-surrender.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


We're all of us guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.
~By Tennessee Williams ~


Love, hope, fear, faith - these make humanity; These are its sign and note and character.
~By Robert Browning Hamilton ~


To punish the oppressors of humanity is clemency; to forgive them is cruelty.
~By Maximilien Robespierre ~


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


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 ~


In fact, the converse is true: At a time when the United States has been called on for a level of moral leadership, vision and inspiration not seen since World War II, we cannot afford to dissemble about crimes against humanity.
~By Adam Schiff ~


In all nations an exceptional man exists that compensates the deficiencies of the remainder. In those moments, when humanity is found collectively in a state of decadence, there always remain those exceptional beings as point of reference.
~By Augusto Roa Bastos ~


Books are humanity in print.
~By Barbara Tuchman ~


We have to bring the humanity and compassion back.
~By Shelley Morrison ~


Politeness is the flower of humanity.
~By Joseph Joubert ~


Humanity has only scratched the surface of its real potential.
~By Peace Pilgrim ~


Certainly it is wrong to be cruel to animals and the destruction of a whole species can be a great evil. The capacity for feelings of pleasure and pain and for the form of life of which animals are capable clearly impose duties of compassion and humanity in their case.
~By John Rawls ~


Americans, particularly after World War II, tended to romanticize war because in World War II our cause was the cause of humanity, and our soldiers brought home glory and victory, and thank God that they did. But it led us to romanticize it to some extent.
~By Neil Sheehan ~


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


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


I will not do a role that I don't think I can do, that I'm not interested in, where there's no humanity, that doesn't have any kind of handle for me at all because I know I'll just stink the joint up.
~By Ron Perlman ~


An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


With reference to other religions, the Church sees a great difference between them and herself. The other religions are expressions of the human soul seeking God, with some beautiful spiritual insights, but also not without errors. Christianity is rather God seeking humanity.
~By Francis Arinze ~


As in the rankest soil the most beautiful flowers are grown, so in the dark soil of poverty the choicest flowers of humanity have developed and bloomed.
~By James Allen ~


It is not in giving life but in risking life that man is raised above the animal; that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills.
~By Simone de Beauvoir ~


Humanity could only have survived and flourished if it held social and personal values that transcended the urges of the individual, embodying selfish desires - and these stem from the sense of a transcendent good.
~By Arthur Peacocke ~


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


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


The fate of you, the aristocracy of industry, will be as the fate of the aristocracy of land if you do not show that you have some humanity still among you.
~By James Larkin ~


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 ~


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 ~


All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


Liberal capitalism is not at all the Good of humanity. Quite the contrary; it is the vehicle of savage, destructive nihilism.
~By Alain Badiou ~


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


After all it really is all of humanity that is under threat during a pandemic.
~By Margaret Chan ~


By virtue of being born to humanity, every human being has a right to the development and fulfillment of his potentialities as a human being.
~By Ashley Montagu ~


On the contrary, if they are treated with justice and humanity, proper example and the advantages of education given them, the coming years will be as bright and prosperous to the unfortunate race as the past has been dark and painful.
~By Nelson A. Miles ~

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