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Perhaps the mission of those who love mankind is to make people laugh at the truth, to make truth laugh, because the only truth lies in learning to free ourselves from insane passion for the truth.
~By Umberto Eco ~


Mankind are apt to be strongly prejudiced in favor of whatever is countenanced by antiquity, enforced by authority, and recommended by custom.
~By Robert Hall ~


How could you fear a dearth? Have not mankind tho' slain by millions, millions left behind?
~By Joel Barlow ~


Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim, wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame; obtained with labour, for mankind employed, and then, when most you share it, best enjoyed.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing.
~By Moliere ~


The augmentation of slaves weakens the states; and such a trade is diabolical in itself, and disgraceful to mankind.
~By George Mason ~


A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of metaphysics. Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality.
~By William Winwood Reade ~


It would be naive to think that the problems plaguing mankind today can be solved with means and methods which were applied or seemed to work in the past.
~By Mikhail Gorbachev ~


Today the fate of humankind is even more crucially linked than ever before. The boundaries between the problems of "others" and "our" problems are being increasingly erased.
~By Janez Drnovsek ~


What we seek is the reign of law, based upon the consent of the governed and sustained by the organized opinion of mankind.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


Mankind: A quality of life upgrade is available to each and every one of you. It should give you a quality of life upgrade, which means no drugs, no alcohol, no fast food - unless, of course, it's a mallard.
~By Ted Nugent ~


If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
~By John Adams ~


Is it right to probe so deeply into Nature's secrets? The question must here be raised whether it will benefit mankind, or whether the knowledge will be harmful.
~By Pierre Curie ~


Every game ever invented by mankind, is a way of making things hard for the fun of it!
~By John Ciardi ~


Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind.
~By John Tillotson ~


Internationalism is a community theory of society which is founded on economic, spiritual, and biological facts. It maintains that respect for a healthy development of human society and of world civilization requires that mankind be organized internationally.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


Emphasis on the common emotive or affective origins of music and words in the first cries of humankind undermines words.
~By Jean Philippe Rameau ~


I think you can leave the arts, superior or inferior, to the conscience of mankind.
~By William Butler Yeats ~


I put for the general inclination of all mankind, a perpetual and restless desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


The ordinary man with extraordinary power is the chief danger for mankind - not the fiend or the sadist.
~By Erich Fromm ~


If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos.
~By E. O. Wilson ~


I have not the slightest doubt that this form of individuation represents a higher stage in the evolution of mankind.
~By Herbert Read ~


The creation of Physics is the shared heritage of all mankind. East and West, North and South have equally participated in it.
~By Abdus Salam ~


Music is the wine which inspires one to new generative processes, and I am Bacchus who presses out this glorious wine for mankind and makes them spiritually drunken.
~By Ludwig van Beethoven ~


Art must unquestionably have a social value; that is, as a potential means of communication it must be addressed, and in comprehensible terms, to the understanding of mankind.
~By Rockwell Kent ~


In most of mankind gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Of all the passions of mankind, the love of novelty most rules the mind. In search of this, from realm to realm we roam. Our fleets come loaded with every folly home.
~By Shelby Foote ~


Mankind advances only through struggle.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
~By Rudyard Kipling ~


The right of conscience and private judgment is unalienable, and it is truly the interest of all mankind to unite themselves into one body for the liberty, free exercise, and unmolested enjoyment of this right.
~By Ezra Stiles ~


Mankind is getting smarter every day. Actually, it only seems so. At least we are making progress. We're progressing, to be sure, ever more deeply into the forest.
~By Franz Grillparzer ~


I write to keep from going mad from the contradictions I find among mankind - and to work some of those contradictions out for myself.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


To us Americans much has been given; of us much is required. With all our faults and mistakes, it is our strength in support of the freedom our forefathers loved which has saved mankind from subjection to totalitarian power.
~By Norman Thomas ~


The salvation of mankind lies only in making everything the concern of all.
~By Alexander Solzehnitsyn ~


And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of all mankind, and the gracious favor of Almighty God.
~By Salmon P. Chase ~


The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.
~By Sophocles ~


A great many things which in times of lesser knowledge we imagined to be superstitious or useless, prove today on examination to have been of immense value to mankind.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


Mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


The proper study of mankind is books.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


Idealists foolish enough to throw caution to the winds have advanced mankind and have enriched the world.
~By Emma Goldman ~


According to the now almost universally accepted theory, all the races of mankind had a common origin.
~By Ellsworth Huntington ~


The question of armaments, whether on land or sea, is the most immediately and intensely practical question connected with the future fortunes of nations and of mankind.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


All mankind love a lover.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


To show the world what long experience gains, requires not courage, though it calls for pains; but at life's outset to inform mankind is a bold effort of a valiant mind.
~By George Crabbe ~


India has indeed a great and free future before her, in which she can make her special contribution to the well-being of mankind. The first and indispensable part of that contribution is to work with the United Nations for the defeat of fascism and of brutal aggression.
~By Stafford Cripps ~


Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


We never, ever in the history of mankind have had access to so much information so quickly and so easily.
~By Vinton Cerf ~


Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
~By John Adams ~


Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
~By Edmund Burke ~


I love mankind; it's people I can't stand.
~By Charles M. Schulz ~


Mankind has probably done more damage to the Earth in the 20th century than in all of previous human history.
~By Jacques Yves Cousteau ~


Sex, a great and mysterious motive force in human life, has indisputably been a subject of absorbing interest to mankind through the ages.
~By William J. Brennan, Jr. ~


All mankind is now learning that these nuclear weapons can only serve to destroy, never become beneficial.
~By Alva Myrdal ~


I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it should have.
~By Leonardo da Vinci ~


Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
~By Ludwig van Beethoven ~


What a privilege to be here on the planet to contribute your unique donation to humankind. Each face in the rainbow of colors that populate our world is precious and special.
~By Morris Dees ~


We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world or to make it the last.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


A lot of us don't want to be quite that serious about world problems. Our life is there to enjoy, not to be an eternal dissident, eternally unhappy with how things are and with the state of mankind.
~By Robert Sheckley ~


All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together.
~By Jack Kerouac ~


She has great problems of her own to solve, very grim and perilous problems, and a right solution, if we can attain to it, would largely benefit mankind.
~By Henry Cabot Lodge ~


Comforts and syphilis are the greatest enemies of mankind.
~By Alexis Carrel ~


The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


We peruse one ideal, that of bringing people together in peace, irrespective of race, religion and political convictions, for the benefit of mankind.
~By Juan Antonio Samaranch ~


It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by providence as an evil to mankind.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


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 ~


Propaganda must appeal to mankind's better judgment and to the necessary belief in a better future. For this belief, the valley of the shadow of death is but a war station on the road to the blessed summit.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


God invented mankind because he loved silly stories.
~By Ralph Steadman ~


There is no history of mankind, there are only many histories of all kinds of aspects of human life. And one of these is the history of political power. This is elevated into the history of the world.
~By Karl Popper ~


There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait; but if he does not learn it he must perish.
~By Alfred Adler ~


The most wonderful study of mankind is man. Relieving human suffering and diffusing universal knowledge is humanitarian.
~By Daniel D. Palmer ~


Emotions have taught mankind to reason.
~By Marquis De Vauvenargues ~


No one who has come to true greatness has not felt in some degree that his life belongs to the people, and what God has given them he gives it for mankind.
~By Phillips Brooks ~


The proper study of mankind is man in his relation to his deity.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


Mankind invents things to fight about.
~By Mike Love ~


I wished to go completely outside and to make a symbolic start for my enterprise of regenerating the life of humankind within the body of society and to prepare a positive future in this context.
~By Joseph Beuys ~


Money is the worst currency that ever grew among mankind. This sacks cities, this drives men from their homes, this teaches and corrupts the worthiest minds to turn base deeds.
~By Sophocles ~


Music is the universal language of mankind.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


As I watch what is happening in the Middle East and the carnage that comes over our television screens every evening, I cannot help but ask myself, what is wrong with humankind that we cannot stop the killing?
~By Marcy Kaptur ~


The best security for civilization is the dwelling, and upon properly appointed and becoming dwellings depends, more than anything else, the improvement of mankind.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


If men do not now succeed in abolishing war, civilization and mankind are doomed.
~By Ludwig von Mises ~


Ingratitude is treason to mankind.
~By James Thomson ~


I think it's wrong the way they criminalize herb. There are many more uses than just smoking. Beneficial to mankind.
~By Ziggy Marley ~


A bad book is the worse that it cannot repent. It has not been the devil's policy to keep the masses of mankind in ignorance; but finding that they will read, he is doing all in his power to poison their books.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


I'm not surprised that Spielberg was able to capture the heroism of Schindler; so many of his movies are about the better part of mankind.
~By Gene Siskel ~


This devil loves mankind because men are going to always make the choice that will send him into ascendancy. He's been winning the game for a long time.
~By Taylor Hackford ~


The forces that are driving mankind toward unity and peace are deep-seated and powerful. They are material and natural, as well as moral and intellectual.
~By Arthur Henderson ~


We have lived through the flood time of fascism and of the nazism which ran its meteoric course at a cost to mankind in suffering and waste beyond all computation.
~By Emily Greene Balch ~


In listing these tendencies making for a new world, we must not forget developments in the religious or spiritual thinking and feeling of mankind, where also we feel a strong unifying trend.
~By Emily Greene Balch ~


In particular, for younger researchers on whom the future of mankind may depend. We believe that they are working with all the scientific wisdom at their disposal for the preservation of the inheritance of the earth and for the lasting survival of mankind.
~By Kenichi Fukui ~


In man - in the history of mankind, this has happened many times, and occupation leaders hang on to the land that they're occupying. People fight to liberate their land. But in the end, the people's will is what achieves victory.
~By Hassan Nasrallah ~


My country is the world; my countrymen are mankind.
~By William Lloyd Garrison ~


Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
~By Alphonse de Lamartine ~


To despise riches, may, indeed, be philosophic, but to dispense them worthily, must surely be more beneficial to mankind.
~By Fanny Burney ~


Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion.
~By Umberto Eco ~


The law, which restrains a man from doing mischief to his fellow citizens, though it diminishes the natural, increases the civil liberty of mankind.
~By William Blackstone ~


Cloning will enable mankind to reach eternal life.
~By Claude Vorilhon ~


All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit.
~By Thomas Paine ~

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