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As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world -- that is the myth of the atomic age -- as in being able to remake ourselves.
~ Mahatma Gandhi | ( Preeminent leader of Indian nationalism. ) | 1869-1948 | Humankind
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
But remember please, the Law by which we live, we are not built to comprehend a lie, we can neither love nor pity nor forgive. If you make a slip in handling us you die.
~ Rudyard Kipling | ( British writer. ) | 1865-1936 | Humankind
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Consider your breed; you were not made to live like beasts, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
~ Dante | ( Italian philosopher, and poet. ) | 1265-1321 | Humankind
quotes Division : Italian philosophers   
     
Considered logically this concept is not identical with the totality of sense impressions referred to; but it is an arbitrary creation of the human (or animal) mind.
~ Albert Einstein | ( German-Swiss-U.S. scientist. ) | 1879-1955 | Humankind
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
Cruelty has a Human Heart, And jealousy a Human Face; Terror the Human Form Divine, And secrecy the Human Dress. The Human Dress is forged Iron, The Human Form a Fiery Forge, The Human Face a Furnace seal d, The Human Heart its hungry gorge.
~ William Blake | ( British poet and painter. ) | 1757-1827 | Humankind
quotes Division : Artists   
     
Either a beast or a god.
~ Aristotle | (Greek philosopher and polymath ) | 384 BC - 322 BC | Humankind
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Every man has a sane spot somewhere.
~ Robert Louis Stevenson | ( Scottish essayist, poet and novelist. ) | 1850-1895 | Humankind
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Everyone is as God made him, and often a great deal worse.
~ Miguel de Cervantes | ( Spanish novelist ) | 1547-1616 | Humankind
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
God must love the common man, he made so many of them.
~ Abraham Lincoln | ( Politician. President of the United States. ) | 1809-1865 | Humankind
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
Good and evil, reward and punishment, are the only motives to a rational creature: these are the spur and reins whereby all mankind are set on work, and guided.
~ John Locke | ( English philosopher. ) | 1632-1704 | Humankind
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
Have you ever watched a crab on the shore crawling backward in search of the Atlantic Ocean, and missing? That's the way the mind of man operates.
~ Henry Louis Mencken | ( American journalist ) | 1880-1956 | Humankind
quotes Division : Journalists   
     
Human affairs are not serious, but they have to be taken seriously.
~ Iris Murdoch | ( British novelist and philosopher. ) | 1919-1999 | Humankind
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
Human beings are the only animals of which I am thoroughly and cravenly afraid.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Humankind
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
Humans are amphibians, half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time.
~ C. S. Lewis | ( Irish author and scholar. ) | 1898-1963 | Humankind
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
I am human and let nothing human be alien to me.
~ Terence | (Playwright of the Roman Republic. ) | 195/185 BC-159 BC | Humankind
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
I am not an Athenian, nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
~ Socrates | ( Greek philosopher of Athens ) | 469 - 399 BC | Humankind
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
I hate mankind, for I think of myself as one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Humankind
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
I have found little that is ''good'' about human beings on the whole. In my experience most of them are trash, no matter whether they publicly subscribe to this or that ethical doctrine or to none at all. That is something that you cannot say aloud, or perhaps even think.
~ Sigmund Freud | ( Austrian neurologist and fhysician. ) | 1856-1939 | Humankind
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     
I love men, not for what unites them, but for what divides them, and I want to know most of all what gnaws at their hearts.
~ Guillaume Apollinaire | ( French poet, writer and art critic. ) | 1880-1918 | Humankind
quotes Division : Artists   
     
I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Humankind
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
I teach you the Superman. Man is something that should be overcome.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche | ( German-Swiss philosopher and writer. ) | 1844-1900 | Humankind
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
     

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