Mankind Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Mankind

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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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


Mankind's problems can no longer be solved by national governments. What is needed is world government.
~By Jan Tinbergen ~


No true and permanent fame can be founded except in labors which promote the happiness of mankind.
~By Charles Sumner ~


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 ~


I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.
~By John Adams ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


Unquestionably, it is possible to do without happiness; it is done involuntarily by nineteen-twentieths of mankind.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


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


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 ~


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


It seems that every time mankind is given a lot of energy, we go out and wreck something with it.
~By David R. Brower ~


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 ~


To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind to extraordinary sanctity and virtue must seem... ridiculous.
~By William Hazlitt ~


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 ~


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


You must strive to multiply bread so that it suffices for the tables of mankind, and not rather favor an artificial control of birth, which would be irrational, in order to diminish the number of guests at the banquet of life.
~By Pope Paul VI ~


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


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


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 ~


A man may devote himself to death and destruction to save a nation; but no nation will devote itself to death and destruction to save mankind.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


For this equilibrium now in sight, let us trust that mankind, as it has occurred in the greatest periods of its past, will find for itself a new code of ethics, common to all, made of tolerance, of courage, and of faith in the Spirit of men.
~By Albert Claude ~


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 ~


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


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


There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.
~By Logan P. Smith ~


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


The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased.
~By Alexander Hamilton ~


Mankind, when left to themselves, are unfit for their own government.
~By George Washington ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty.
~By Samuel Adams ~


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 man is as old as his arteries and his interests. If he permits his economic, religious, or social arteries to harden, or loses interest in whatever concerns mankind... he will need only six feet of earth.
~By Josephus Daniels ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Look at Christ, my dear friend: His life was divine through and through, full of self-denial, and He did everything for mankind, finding His satisfaction and His delight in the dissolution of His material being.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


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 ~


In the evolution of mankind there has always been a certain degree of social coherence.
~By Herbert Read ~


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 ~


Finding that no religion is based on facts and cannot be true, I began to reflect what must be the condition of mankind trained from infancy to believe in error.
~By Robert Owen ~


Mankind is not likely to salvage civilization unless he can evolve a system of good and evil which is independent of heaven and hell.
~By George Orwell ~


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 ~


No man has come to true greatness who has not felt that his life belongs to his race, and that which God gives to him, He gives him for mankind.
~By Phillips Brooks ~


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


We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly; let him rejoice.
~By Pope Paul VI ~


Real art is one of the most powerful forces in the rise of mankind, and he who renders it accessible to as many people as possible is a benefactor of humanity.
~By Zoltan Kodaly ~


It will be said, however, that protection tends to destroy commerce, the civilizer of mankind. Directly the reverse, however, is the fact.
~By Henry Charles Carey ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I say to mankind, Be not curious about God. For I, who am curious about each, am not curious about God - I hear and behold God in every object, yet understand God not in the least.
~By Walt Whitman ~


All through the years since World War II, the Japanese people have, I am convinced, made strenuous efforts to preserve and promote world peace, contributing to the progress and prosperity of mankind.
~By Eisaku Sato ~


Leibniz dedicated his life to efforts to educate people to understand that true happiness is found by locating their identity in benefitting mankind and their posterity.
~By Robert Trout ~


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 ~


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 ~


To the mass of mankind religion of some kind is a necessity.
~By Alfred Russel Wallace ~


A man has generally the good or ill qualities, which he attributes to mankind.
~By William Shenstone ~


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 ~


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: 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 ~


When there is life and mankind, a person will live striving for good deeds, liberty and a bright life, and wish that goodness and justice will reign in the world.
~By Islom Karimov ~


History proves that all dictatorships, all authoritarian forms of government are transient. Only democratic systems are not transient. Whatever the shortcomings, mankind has not devised anything superior.
~By Vladimir Putin ~


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 ~


If any foes of mine are there, I pardon every one: I hope that man and womankind will do the same by me.
~By William Allingham ~


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 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 ~


If out of all mankind one finds a single friend, he has found something more precious than any treasure, since there is nothing in the world so valuable that it can be compared to a real friend.
~By Andreas Capellanus ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


As long as justice and injustice have not terminated their ever renewing fight for ascendancy in the affairs of mankind, human beings must be willing, when need is, to do battle for the one against the other.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


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


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 ~

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