Mankind Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Mankind

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The end of science is not to prove a theory, but to improve mankind.
~By Manly Hall ~


Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel.
~By Augustus Hare ~


In a World where people are surrounded by darkness, ignorance and fear, it is a sign of hope to be celebrating Islam's message of peace and light, and the last great Messenger, born and chosen to deliver them to all mankind.
~By Cat Stevens ~


We are justified in enforcing good morals, for they belong to all mankind; but we are not justified in enforcing good manners, for good manners always mean our own manners.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


Humanistic values of equality and equal rights for all nations and individuals as crystallized in the principles of the United Nations Charter are mankind's great achievements in the 20th century.
~By Tran Duc Luong ~


I fear that the hearts of the vast majority of mankind would beat on strongly and steadily and without any quickening if the league were to perish altogether.
~By Henry Cabot Lodge ~


Who speaks to the instincts speaks to the deepest in mankind, and finds the readiest response.
~By Amos Bronson Alcott ~


Religion has caused more misery to all of mankind in every stage of human history than any other single idea.
~By Madalyn Murray O'Hair ~


It's difficult to understand why people don't realize that pets are gifts to mankind.
~By Linda Blair ~


I like to watch mankind in its futile attempt to understand the unknown, when they don't even understand that which they know.
~By Terrence Howard ~


'Never again' is the rallying cry for all who believe that mankind must speak out against genocide.
~By Jon Corzine ~


It has been wisely observed by the greatest of modern thinkers that mankind has progressed more rapidly in every other respect than in morality.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


The Scriptures of the Old and New Testament, said an eminent scholar, have God for their Author, the Salvation of mankind for their end, and Truth without any mixture of error for their matter.
~By Adam Clarke ~


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


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


May God be with me! May Heaven bless this New Year. May it be a year of fruitfulness, of peace and prosperity; may it be a year of peace and unity for all mankind; may the world be freed of cholera.
~By Giacomo Meyerbeer ~


Superstitions and belief in magic are perennial in just the same way as religion, and something near to being universal among mankind; and why this is so may be interesting, but in most cases the beliefs themselves are devoid of interesting content, at least to me.
~By Bryan Magee ~


Mankind is divided into rich and poor, into property owners and exploited; and to abstract oneself from this fundamental division; and from the antagonism between poor and rich means abstracting oneself from fundamental facts.
~By Joseph Stalin ~


The head of every family will be what Abraham was, the patriarch, the priest and the unlettered lord of his family, and Reason will be the code of laws to all mankind.
~By Adam Weishaupt ~


Strong, generous, and confident, she has nobly served mankind. Beware how you trifle with your marvellous inheritance, this great land of ordered liberty, for if we stumble and fall freedom and civilization everywhere will go down in ruin.
~By Henry Cabot Lodge ~


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


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 ~


What helped me was I had people around me to remind me to help my country even when it did me wrong, have respect for my people, my family, my nation and mankind.
~By Alexis Arguello ~


No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language.
~By Theodore Bikel ~


It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.
~By Voltaire ~


I think I did every drug known to mankind, smoked crack, boozed, dropped acid, you name it.
~By Kid Rock ~


If you want to see mankind fully, look at a family. Within the family minds become organically one, and for this reason the family is total poetry.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


The proper study of Mankind is Man.
~By Alexander Pope ~


From a scientific perspective there is some indication that a nuclear war could deplete the earth's ozone layer or, less likely, could bring on a new Ice Age - but there is no suggestion that either the created order or mankind would be destroyed in the process.
~By Herman Kahn ~


Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind.
~By Neil Armstrong ~


It has been a privilege to pursue knowledge for its own sake and to see how it might help mankind in more practical ways.
~By Paul Nurse ~


So I ask the nuclear powers to abandon the out-of-date thinking of the Cold War period and take a fresh look. Above all, I appeal to them to bear in mind the long-term threat that nuclear weapons pose to humankind and to begin action towards their elimination.
~By Joseph Rotblat ~


Simplicity is an acquired taste. Mankind, left free, instinctively complicates life.
~By Katharine Fullerton Gerould ~


But when, in the first setting out, he takes it for granted without proof, that distinctions found in the structure of all languages, have no foundation in nature; this surely is too fastidious a way of treating the common sense of mankind.
~By Thomas Reid ~


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 ~


I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by party-spirit, which at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.
~By Alexander Pope ~


What mankind wants is not talent; it is purpose.
~By Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton ~


The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Mercy to animals means mercy to mankind.
~By Henry Bergh ~


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 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 ~


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


However, we all share the firm belief in the triumph of humanist and progressive values that mankind has achieved during its long history of struggle and creativeness.
~By Tran Duc Luong ~


Mankind must remember that peace is not God's gift to his creatures; peace is our gift to each other.
~By Elie Wiesel ~


I abhor war and view it as the greatest scourge of mankind.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


Your future is still before you. Your land is a vast storehouse of mineral and agricultural wealth awaiting further development for the benefit of mankind. It potentialities are magnificent.
~By Charles E. Wilson ~


Life is made too easy. Mankind's moral fibre is giving way under the softening influence of luxury.
~By Johan Huizinga ~


Mankind has grown strong in eternal struggles and it will only perish through eternal peace.
~By Adolf Hitler ~


The proper study of mankind is the science of design.
~By Herbert Simon ~


The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.
~By Arthur C. Clarke ~


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


For many years, I have lived uncomfortably with the belief that most planning and architectural design suffers for lack of real and basic purpose. The ultimate purpose, it seems to me, must be the improvement of mankind.
~By James Rouse ~


A vision of truth which does not call upon us to get out of our armchair - why, this is the desideratum of mankind.
~By John Jay Chapman ~


Mankind advances only through struggle.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


This was Shakespeare's form; who walked in every path of human life, felt every passion; and to all mankind doth now, will ever, that experience yield which his own genius only could acquire.
~By Mark Akenside ~


Let us embrace Science and the new technologies unfettered, for it is these which will liberate mankind from the myth of god, and free us from our age old fears, from disease, death and the sweat of labor.
~By Claude Vorilhon ~


National character is only another name for the particular form which the littleness, perversity and baseness of mankind take in every country. Every nation mocks at other nations, and all are right.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


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 ~


Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


Property is unstable, and youth perishes in a moment. Life itself is held in the grinning fangs of Death, Yet men delay to obtain release from the world. Alas, the conduct of mankind is surprising.
~By Titus Maccius Plautus ~


All the forms of civil polity have been tried by mankind, except one, and that seems to have been reserved in Providence to be realized in America.
~By Ezra Stiles ~


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 ~


We need to teach the next generation of children from day one that they are responsible for their lives. Mankind's greatest gift, also its greatest curse, is that we have free choice. We can make our choices built from love or from fear.
~By Elisabeth Kubler-Ross ~


Sensitive, responsive, eagerly welcomed everywhere, the drama, holding the mirror up to nature, by laughter and by tears reveals to mankind the world of men.
~By George P. Baker ~


When I joined the Communist movement in 1935 it was based upon the belief that mankind's future was to be found there. Certainly, millions who joined it the world over, like myself, didn't join it for profit.
~By Albert Maltz ~


What love is to man, music is to the arts and to mankind.
~By Carl Maria von Weber ~


In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


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 ~


The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. We cannot exist without mutual help. All therefore that need aid have a right to ask it from their fellow-men; and no one who has the power of granting can refuse it without guilt.
~By Walter Scott ~


Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


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 ~


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


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


Humor is mankind's greatest blessing.
~By Mark Twain ~


Religion is the belief in an ever-living God, that is, in a Divine Mind and Will ruling the Universe and holding moral relations with mankind.
~By James Martineau ~


What then in the last resort are the truths of mankind? They are the irrefutable errors of mankind.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Real misanthropes are not found in solitude, but in the world; since it is experience of life, and not philosophy, which produces real hatred of mankind.
~By Giacomo Leopardi ~


To live for a principle, for the triumph of some reform by which all mankind are to be lifted up to be wedded to an idea may be, after all, the holiest and happiest of marriages.
~By Elizabeth Cady Stanton ~


In dedicating his estate to the honoring of endeavors that benefit mankind, Alfred Nobel expressed a lifelong concern that is even more timely in 1972 than it was in his lifetime.
~By Stanford Moore ~


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


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. ~


Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.
~By John Donne ~


Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind.
~By Edmund Burke ~


Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
~By George Santayana ~


All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


The bulk of mankind have indeed, in all countries in their turn, been made the prey of ambition.
~By Mercy Otis Warren ~


Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity.
~By L. Frank Baum ~


At a time when science plays such a powerful role in the life of society, when the destiny of the whole of mankind may hinge on the results of scientific research, it is incumbent on all scientists to be fully conscious of that role, and conduct themselves accordingly.
~By Joseph Rotblat ~


The history of mankind is a history of war.
~By Mike Love ~


To desire and strive to be of some service to the world, to aim at doing something which shall really increase the happiness and welfare and virtue of mankind - this is a choice which is possible for all of us; and surely it is a good haven to sail for.
~By Henry Van Dyke ~


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


I'm still a firm believer that we were definitely put here to use our minds, and that is what makes us different. And that that's the key. If there is anything that is going to stop mankind from being such a beastly, destructive creature, it is reason.
~By Caleb Carr ~


The Earth is the cradle of humanity, but mankind cannot stay in the cradle forever.
~By Konstantin Tsiolkovsky ~


You are Americans. You love this country. Together we are entrusted with the principles that represent mankind's greatest political and social achievement.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.
~By Plotinus ~


Mankind fears an evil man but heaven does not.
~By Mencius ~


Our true nationality is mankind.
~By H. G. Wells ~


With the introduction of agriculture mankind entered upon a long period of meanness, misery, and madness, from which they are only now being freed by the beneficent operation of the machine.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


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 ~


Happy indeed is the scientist who not only has the pleasures which I have enumerated, but who also wins the recognition of fellow scientists and of the mankind which ultimately benefits from his endeavors.
~By Irving Langmuir ~

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