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


We should expect the best and the worst of mankind, as from the weather.
~By Marquis De Vauvenargues ~


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 ~


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


Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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


A person who has sympathy for mankind in the lump, faith in its future progress, and desire to serve the great cause of this progress, should be called not a humanist, but a humanitarian, and his creed may be designated as humanitarianism.
~By Irving Babbitt ~


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


We have to acknowledge peace is in danger and mankind still has not realised the priority to be given to world dialogue versus armed contradiction and bloodshed.
~By Nursultan Nazarbayev ~


Mankind's role is to fulfil his heaven-sent purpose through a sincere heart that is in harmony with all creation and loves all things.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


The history of mankind is the history of ideas.
~By Luigi Pirandello ~


Families are the Nurseries of all Societies; and the First combinations of mankind.
~By Cotton Mather ~


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


Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~By Chief Seattle ~


The law established by the Creator, which has existed from the beginning, extends over the whole globe, is everywhere and at all times binding upon mankind.
~By Rufus King ~


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


Christendom appears clearly to me to be one of those trifling, insignificant arts, which has never been of any substantial advantage to mankind.
~By Edward Hicks ~


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


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


However far modern science and techniques have fallen short of their inherent possibilities, they have taught mankind at least one lesson; nothing is impossible.
~By Lewis Mumford ~


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 ~


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 ~


All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


I think we're entering a very dangerous time. The West has set itself up, decided it's in charge, not for good intentions, not for the benefit of mankind.
~By Thom Yorke ~


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 ~


The republican is the only form of government which is not eternally at open or secret war with the rights of mankind.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


The common behavior of mankind is the system of reference by means of which we interpret an unknown language.
~By Ludwig Wittgenstein ~


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 ~


Almost certainly, however, the first essential component of social justice is adequate food for all mankind.
~By Norman Borlaug ~


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 ~


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 ~


I do not like sports, unless you consider treating all humankind with love and respect a sport.
~By Todd Barry ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Mankind at its most desperate is often at its best.
~By Bob Geldof ~


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


Test yourself on mankind. It is something that makes the doubter doubt, the believer believe.
~By Franz Kafka ~


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


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 ~


The most important American addition to the World Experience was the simple surprising fact of America. We have helped prepare mankind for all its later surprises.
~By Daniel J. Boorstin ~


Over the centuries, mankind has tried many ways of combating the forces of evil... prayer, fasting, good works and so on. Up until Doom, no one seemed to have thought about the double-barrel shotgun. Eat leaden death, demon.
~By Terry Prachett ~


A physician is not angry at the intemperance of a mad patient, nor does he take it ill to be railed at by a man in fever. Just so should a wise man treat all mankind, as a physician does his patient, and look upon them only as sick and extravagant.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


I hate mankind, for I think myself one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am.
~By James Boswell ~


Play is the only way the highest intelligence of humankind can unfold.
~By Joseph Chilton Pearce ~


All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


We hope that this honor you have done us will bring the time of further realization of these benefits closer and will help all mankind to live better and be happier through the atom and isotopes.
~By Willard Libby ~


Of all human powers operating on the affairs of mankind, none is greater than that of competition.
~By Henry Clay ~


The only medicine for suffering, crime, and all other woes of mankind, is wisdom. Teach a man to read and write, and you have put into his hands the great keys of the wisdom box. But it is quite another thing to open the box.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


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


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 ~


My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth.
~By George Washington ~


A state arises, as I conceive, out of the needs of mankind; no one is self-sufficing, but all of us have many wants.
~By Plato ~


By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


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 ~


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 ~


Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Much melancholy has devolved upon mankind, and it is detestable to me that might will triumph in the end.
~By Karel Capek ~


The good opinion of mankind, like the lever of Archimedes, with the given fulcrum, moves the world.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


We pray that henceforth not only Japan but all mankind may know the blessings of harmony and progress.
~By Shigeru Yoshida ~


Throughout history no one has suffered more than God. He has suffered because his own children fell away from him. Ever since the Fall, God has been working tirelessly for the restoration of mankind. People do not know this brokenhearted aspect of God.
~By Sun Myung Moon ~


Nothing would be more profitable to us than a right history of mankind.
~By Adam Weishaupt ~


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 ~


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


The idea of God is the sole wrong for which I cannot forgive mankind.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


The object of preaching is to constantly remind mankind of what they keep forgetting; not to supply the intellect, but to fortify the feebleness of human resolutions.
~By Sydney Smith ~


A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong.
~By Horace ~


I hope for your help to explore and protect the wild ocean in ways that will restore the health and, in so doing, secure hope for humankind. Health to the ocean means health for us.
~By Sylvia Earle ~


Only when every one of us and every nation learns the secret of love for all mankind will the world become a great orchestra, following the beat of the Greatest Conductor of all.
~By Artur Rodzinski ~


The twentieth century may tell us that we have nothing to be complacent about in the recent history of humankind; but it also tells us that there is nothing inevitable about tyranny.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


There is a loftier ambition than merely to stand high in the world. It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higher.
~By Henry Van Dyke ~


Every heart that has beat strongly and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it in the world, and bettered the tradition of mankind.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


Art to me is a humanitarian act and I believe that there is a responsibility that art should somehow be able to effect mankind, to make the word a better place.
~By Jeff Koons ~


Do not commit the error, common among the young, of assuming that if you cannot save the whole of mankind you have failed.
~By Jan de Hartog ~


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


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 ~


Happiness is spiritual, born of truth and love. It is unselfish; therefore it cannot exist alone, but requires all mankind to share it.
~By Mary Baker Eddy ~


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 ~


That is the consolation of a little mind; you have the fun of changing it without impeding the progress of mankind.
~By Frank Moore Colby ~


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 ~


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 ~


No illusion is more crucial than the illusion that great success and huge money buy you immunity from the common ills of mankind, such as cars that won't start.
~By Larry McMurtry ~


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 ~

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August 5 ,2021
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