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Quotes And Sayings About Mankind

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An inability to stay quiet is one of the conspicuous failings of mankind.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


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


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 ~


Boldness and decision command, often even in evil, the respect and concurrence of mankind.
~By Robert Dale Owen ~


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 ~


When mankind first saw the necessity of government, it is probable that many had conceived the desire of ruling.
~By Thomas Clarkson ~


Legislation has been and is still directed towards the protection of wealth, rather than towards the far more important interests of labor on which everything of value to mankind depends.
~By Leland Stanford ~


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


No man is so great as mankind.
~By Theodore Parker ~


When we have all data online it will be great for humanity. It is a prerequisite to solving many problems that humankind faces.
~By Robert Cailliau ~


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 ~


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 ~


A great revolution in just one single individual will help achieve a change in the destiny of a society and, further, will enable a change in the destiny of humankind.
~By Daisaku Ikeda ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


You may count on Mexico's support, since your commitment to the noblest causes of mankind and your vast experience are and will be invaluable in enabling us, together, to achieve a better world.
~By Vicente Fox ~


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 ~


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


Mankind are governed more by their feelings than by reason.
~By Samuel Adams ~


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 ~


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 ~


The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


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 ~


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


When will mankind be convinced and agree to settle their difficulties by arbitration?
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


It avoids a self-conscious relationship to the act. We live in the most self-conscious society in the history of mankind. There are good things in that, but there are also terrible things. The worst of it is, that we find it hard to give ourselves to the cultural process.
~By Larry Harvey ~


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


Mankind are divided into sects, and individuals think very differently on religious subjects, from the purest motives; and that gracious common Parent, who loves all his children alike, beholds with approbation every one who worships him in sincerity.
~By Joseph Lancaster ~


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. ~


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


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


The reproduction of mankind is a great marvel and mystery. Had God consulted me in the matter, I should have advised him to continue the generation of the species by fashioning them out of clay.
~By Martin Luther ~


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


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


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


God has never, in the history of mankind, allowed his name to go long offended.
~By David Wilkerson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Poems in a way are spells against death. They are milestones, to see where you were then from where you are now. To perpetuate your feelings, to establish them. If you have in any way touched the central heart of mankind's feelings, you'll survive.
~By Richard Eberhart ~


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 ~


The kingdom of God is a theocracy. And as it is the only form of government which will redeem and save mankind, it is necessary that every soul should be rightly and thoroughly instructed in regard to its nature and general characteristics.
~By Orson Pratt ~


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


Mankind is like dogs, not gods - as long as you don't get mad they'll bite you - but stay mad and you'll never be bitten. Dogs don't respect humility and sorrow.
~By Jack Kerouac ~


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


To me a book is a message from the gods to mankind; or, if not, should never be published at all.
~By Aleister Crowley ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Liberty is not the unique right of Americans or even Westerners, but is mankind's right.
~By Virginia Foxx ~


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


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 ~


There is no short and easy road, no magic cure for those ills which have afflicted mankind from the dawn of history.
~By Frank B. Kellogg ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


The destiny of world civilization depends upon providing a decent standard of living for all mankind.
~By Norman Borlaug ~


Far more has been accomplished for the welfare and progress of mankind by preventing bad actions than by doing good ones.
~By William Lyon Mackenzie King ~


The worst evils which mankind has ever had to endure were inflicted by bad governments.
~By Ludwig von Mises ~


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 ~


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


We leave as we came and, god willing, as we shall return, with peace, and hope for all mankind.
~By Eugene Cernan ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Fanatics are picturesque, mankind would rather see gestures than listen to reasons.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


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 ~


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


General consultant to mankind.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


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


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 ~


I never weary of great churches. It is my favorite kind of mountain scenery. Mankind was never so happily inspired as when it made a cathedral.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


The fact is, every thinker, every philosopher, the moment he is forced to abandon his one-sided intellectual occupation by practical necessity, immediately returns to the general point of view of mankind.
~By Ernst Mach ~


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 ~


Familiar things happen, and mankind does not bother about them. It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


I want to be distinguished from the rest; to tell the truth, a friend to all mankind is not a friend for me.
~By Moliere ~


I doubt if a single individual could be found from the whole of mankind free from some form of insanity. The only difference is one of degree. A man who sees a gourd and takes it for his wife is called insane because this happens to very few people.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


The joy of life consists in the exercise of one's energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience. To stop means simply to die. The eternal mistake of mankind is to set up an attainable ideal.
~By Aleister Crowley ~


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 ~


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


Visions describe what best should be, could be - if and when mankind has the will to make them real.
~By James Rouse ~


The best reason why Monarchy is a strong government is, that it is an intelligible government. The mass of mankind understand it, and they hardly anywhere in the world understand any other.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity of mankind: it is necessary, it is dear to us, it gives us pleasure, and we must conceal it.
~By Voltaire ~


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


Reputation is favorable notoriety as distinguished from fame, which is permanent approval of great deeds and noble thoughts by the best intelligence of mankind.
~By George William Curtis ~

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