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Even philosophers will praise war as ennobling mankind, forgetting the Greek who said: 'War is bad in that it begets more evil than it kills.'
~By Immanuel Kant ~


For all its terrible faults, in one sense America is still the last, best hope of mankind, because it spells out so vividly the kind of happiness that most people actually want, regardless of what they are told they ought to want.
~By Ferdinand Mount ~


The great men of a nation reach out to all mankind. They are unifying, not divisive; internationally conciliating and still great nationally.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


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


I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


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


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


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


Mankind have their local attachments. They have a particular regard for the spot, in which they were born and nurtured.
~By Thomas Clarkson ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


Ingratitude is treason to mankind.
~By James Thomson ~


Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men, the good and the bad. But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue.
~By David Hume ~


By the by, if the English race had done nothing else, yet if they left the world the notion of a gentleman, they would have done a great service to mankind.
~By Gerard Manley Hopkins ~


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 ~


We must not indulge in unfavorable views of mankind, since by doing it we make bad men believe they are no worse than others, and we teach the good that they are good in vain.
~By Walter Winchell ~


One sees a blatant disregard for the precious souls of mankind.
~By Thomas S. Monson ~


Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


If people destroy something replaceable made by mankind, they are called vandals; if they destroy something irreplaceable made by God, they are called developers.
~By Joseph Wood Krutch ~


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


Circumstances give in reality to every political principle, its distinguishing colour, and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind.
~By David Trimble ~


I shall endeavour still further to prosecute this inquiry, an inquiry I trust not merely speculative, but of sufficient moment to inspire the pleasing hope of its becoming essentially beneficial to mankind.
~By Edward Jenner ~


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


The law cannot equalize mankind in spite of nature.
~By Marquis De Vauvenargues ~


A Shakespeare could have arisen only on English soil. In the same way, your great dramatists and poets express the nature and essence of the Norwegian people, but they also express that which is universally valid for all mankind.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


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


It is not necessary to argue to those for whom I write that the two great needs of mankind, that all men may be lifted up into the light of the highest Christian civilization, are, first, a pure, spiritual Christianity, and second, civil liberty.
~By Josiah Strong ~


Our ideal is to make her ever stronger and better and finer, because in that way alone, as we believe, can she be of the greatest service to the world's peace and to the welfare of mankind.
~By Henry Cabot Lodge ~


The histories of mankind are histories only of the higher classes.
~By Thomas Malthus ~


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


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


Through all of history mankind has ingested psychedelic substances. Those substances exist to put you in touch with spirits beyond yourself, with the creator, with the creative impulse of the planet.
~By Ray Manzarek ~


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 ~


And Marx spoke of the fact that socialism will be the kingdom of freedom, where man realizes himself in a way that humankind has never seen before. This was an inspiring body of literature to read.
~By Albert Maltz ~


The god of the Christians, as we have seen, is the god who makes promises only to break them; who sends them pestilence and disease in order to heal them; a god who demoralizes mankind in order to improve it.
~By Johann Most ~


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


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


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


Jesus was the first socialist, the first to seek a better life for mankind.
~By Mikhail Gorbachev ~


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 ~


Me only have one ambition, y'know. I only have one thing I really like to see happen. I like to see mankind live together - black, white, Chinese, everyone - that's all.
~By Bob Marley ~


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 ~


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


For in this century, within the next decades, will be decided for generations whether all mankind is to become Communist, whether the whole world is to become free, or whether, in the struggle, civilization as we know it is to be completely destroyed or completely changed.
~By Whittaker Chambers ~


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


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 ~


In the mass of mankind, I fear, there is too great a majority of fools and knaves; who, singly from their number, must to a certain degree be respected, though they are by no means respectable.
~By Philip Stanhope ~


It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.
~By William Ralph Inge ~


You can believe that he was taught to love and respect all mankind - but to fear no man.
~By Wellington Mara ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


Mankind will never win lasting peace so long as men use their full resources only in tasks of war. While we are yet at peace, let us mobilize the potentialities, particularly the moral and spiritual potentialities, which we usually reserve for war.
~By John Foster Dulles ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Above all things let us never forget that mankind constitutes one great brotherhood; all born to encounter suffering and sorrow, and therefore bound to sympathize with each other.
~By Albert Pike ~


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


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


The man of science, like the man of letters, is too apt to view mankind only in the abstract, selecting in his consideration only a single side of our complex and many-sided being.
~By James G. Frazer ~


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 ~


If we were to select the most intelligent, imaginative, energetic, and emotionally stable third of mankind, all races would be present.
~By Franz Boas ~


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 ~


It is because nations tend towards stupidity and baseness that mankind moves so slowly; it is because individuals have a capacity for better things that it moves at all.
~By George Gissing ~


Of all the tyrannies that affect mankind, tyranny in religion is the worst.
~By Thomas Paine ~


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 ~


Creation destroys as it goes, throws down one tree for the rise of another. But ideal mankind would abolish death, multiply itself million upon million, rear up city upon city, save every parasite alive, until the accumulation of mere existence is swollen to a horror.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 person who knows one thing and does it better than anyone else, even if it only be the art of raising lentils, receives the crown he merits. If he raises all his energy to that end, he is a benefactor of mankind and its rewarded as such.
~By Og Mandino ~


The work of the individual still remains the spark that moves mankind ahead even more than teamwork.
~By Igor Sikorsky ~


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 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 ~


It is in the very nature of things human that every act that has once made its appearance and has been recorded in the history of mankind stays with mankind as a potentiality long after its actuality has become a thing of the past.
~By Hannah Arendt ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.
~By Charles Darwin ~


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 ~


In the last fifty years science has advanced more than in the 2,000 previous years and given mankind greater powers over the forces of nature than the ancients ascribed to their gods.
~By John Boyd Orr ~


I certainly feel that the time is not far distant when a knowledge of the principles of diet will be an essential part of one's education. Then mankind will eat to live, be able to do better mental and physical work and disease will be less frequent.
~By Fannie Farmer ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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

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