Humanity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Humanity

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Crossing the Penobscot, one found a visible descent in the scale of humanity.
~By Francis Parkman ~


We are learning more about the humanity of the unborn child. Science and truth support the prolife movement.
~By Candice S. Miller ~


Hunger and sex still dominate the primitive mammalian side of human existence, but at the present time it looks as if humanity were within sight of their satisfaction. Permanent plenty, no longer a Utopian dream, awaits the arrival of permanent peace.
~By John Desmond Bernal ~


God comes to us in theater in the way we communicate with each other, whether it be a symphony orchestra, or a wonderful ballet, or a beautiful painting, or a play. It's a way of expressing our humanity.
~By Julie Harris ~


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 ~


I think you have to find the humanity in the character and then the deterioration is a part of the process - the journey of the character. It's like playing King Lear. You can start off as a nice old man who finishes up crazy.
~By David Wenham ~


Fear makes us feel our humanity.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


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 ~


From our broadcasting box you can't see any grass at all. It is simply a carpet of humanity.
~By Richie Benaud ~


Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation.
~By Jean Arp ~


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


We must recognize that as the dominant power in the world we have a special responsibility. In addition to protecting our national interests, we must take the leadership in protecting the common interests of humanity.
~By George Soros ~


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


I believe if there is any place left where the humanity is still visible, it can not be anywhere else than in an Islamic society. Time would come when the world would be obliged to accept this reality.
~By Jermaine Jackson ~


Humanity is the sin of God.
~By Theodore Parker ~


My illness has taught me something about the nature of humanity, love, brotherhood and relationships that I never understood, and probably never would have. So, from that standpoint, there is some truth and good in everything.
~By Lee Atwater ~


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 ~


Books are humanity in print.
~By Barbara Tuchman ~


Learn to reverence night and to put away the vulgar fear of it, for, with the banishment of night from the experience of man, there vanishes as well a religious emotion, a poetic mood, which gives depth to the adventure of humanity.
~By Henry Beston ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 whole aspect of cinema and film festivals should be a moment to come together and celebrate art and humanity. It would be a shame if there was such a divide.
~By Keanu Reeves ~


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 ~


I'm always watching people over a short time frame, putting them in an extreme position. Sometimes you don't see the humanity in a person because the time frame is so short and the circumstance so extreme.
~By Irvine Welsh ~


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 ~


God has given you your country as cradle, and humanity as mother; you cannot rightly love your brethren of the cradle if you love not the common mother.
~By Giuseppe Mazzini ~


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


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


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 ~


The free market economy is supposed to be the only path leading to the happiness of humanity by promoting wealth and prosperity, power and influence of nations.
~By Omar Bongo ~


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


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


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 ~


While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
~By Maya Angelou ~


What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
~By Voltaire ~


The pacifist is as surely a traitor to his country and to humanity as is the most brutal wrongdoer.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


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 ~


A Truth is the subjective development of that which is at once both new and universal. New: that which is unforeseen by the order of creation. Universal: that which can interest, rightly, every human individual, according to his pure humanity.
~By Alain Badiou ~


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 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 ~


We should preserve every scrap of biodiversity as priceless while we learn to use it and come to understand what it means to humanity.
~By E. O. Wilson ~


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


I have no faith in human perfectability. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago.
~By Edgar Allan Poe ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I did not imagine that the second half of my life would be spent on efforts to avert a mortal danger to humanity created by science.
~By Joseph Rotblat ~


It's all about humanity, humility, and integrity.
~By Debra Wilson ~


For me, forgiveness and compassion are always linked: how do we hold people accountable for wrongdoing and yet at the same time remain in touch with their humanity enough to believe in their capacity to be transformed?
~By Bell Hooks ~


I am not yet born; O fill me with strength against those who would freeze my humanity.
~By Louis MacNeice ~


The possible is constantly being redefined, and I care deeply about helping humanity move forward.
~By Paul Allen ~


Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.
~By Kevyn Aucoin ~


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


The cure for all the ills and wrongs, the cares, the sorrows, and the crimes of humanity, all lie in the one word 'love'. It is the divine vitality that everywhere produces and restores life.
~By Lydia M. Child ~


The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


When you have a crime against humanity that is so awesome in scale and death, it is more than permissible to look around and say, who recently has been declaring war on the United States? Of course, the compass points straight to bin Laden.
~By Robert Fisk ~


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 ~


Even the most malignant gods would not continue to inflict life upon humanity, time without end.
~By Taylor Caldwell ~


Homophobia is like racism and anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry in that it seeks to dehumanize a large group of people, to deny their humanity, their dignity and personhood.
~By Coretta Scott King ~


Religion without humanity is very poor human stuff.
~By Sojourner Truth ~


There are those moments when you shake someone's hand, have a conversation with someone, and suddenly your all bound together because you share your humanity in one simple moment.
~By Ralph Fiennes ~


The discovery of a new dish confers more happiness on humanity, than the discovery of a new star.
~By Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin ~


Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


War is a defeat for humanity.
~By Pope John Paul II ~


If there is any justice in the world, then eighties rock will never again serve to blight humanity as it did in that dark decade!
~By Vivian Campbell ~


The return of my birthday, if I remember it, fills me with thoughts which it seems to be the general care of humanity to escape.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


This programme to stop nuclear by 2020 is just crazy. If there were a nuclear war, and humanity were wiped out, the Earth would breathe a sigh of relief.
~By James Lovelock ~


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 ~


War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity, it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it.
~By Martin Luther ~


This is not a contest between persons. The humblest citizen in all the land, when clad in the armor of a righteous cause, is stronger than all the hosts of error. I come to you in defense of a cause as holy as the cause of liberty - the cause of humanity.
~By William Jennings Bryan ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


There are men whom a happy disposition, a strong desire of glory and esteem, inspire with the same love for justice and virtue which men in general have for riches and honors... But the number of these men is so small that I only mention them in honor of humanity.
~By Claud-Adrian Helvetius ~


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


A formally recognized equality does, however, accord the smaller nations a position which they should be able to use increasingly in the interest of humanity as a whole and in the service of the ideal.
~By Hjalmar Branting ~


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


When we contemplate the heroes of Christianity, and compare our feeble efforts with their astonishing performance and self devotion, we should fall into despair, were there not a few softening features, by which they are brought back to the ranks of humanity.
~By John Strachan ~


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 ~


The problems of all of humanity can only be solved by all of humanity.
~By Friedrich Durrenmatt ~


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 ~


The romantic idea is that everybody around a writer must suffer for his talent. I think a writer is a citizen of humanity, part of his nation, part of his family. He may have to make some compromises.
~By Irwin Shaw ~


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 ~


In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.
~By Thurgood Marshall ~


France, for example, loves at the same time history and the drama, because the one explores the vast destinies of humanity, and the other the individual lot of man.
~By Alfred de Vigny ~


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 ~


The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.
~By John Buchan ~


But let her remember, that it is in Britain alone, that laws are equally favourable to liberty and humanity; that it is in Britain the sacred rights of nature have received their most awful ratification.
~By Thomas Day ~


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


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 ~


All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world chess championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility.
~By Richard Dawkins ~


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


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 ~


The future may be made up of many factors but where it truly lies is in the hearts and minds of men. Your dedication should not be confined for your own gain, but unleashes your passion for our beloved country as well as for the integrity and humanity of mankind.
~By Li Ka Shing ~


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


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 ~


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 ~

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May 27 ,2024
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