Humankind Quotes

79 Humankind quotes:

"Such is the human race. Often it does seem such a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"Remember your humanity and forget the rest."
"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."
Author: Blake Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"The discovery of nuclear reactions need not bring about the destruction of mankind any more than the discovery of matches."
Author: Einstein Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes Nuclear Age Quotes
"The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization."
"I am not an Athenian, nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world."
Author: Socrates Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"Man is a two-legged animal without feathers."
Author: Plato Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"Either a beast or a god."
"Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal."
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"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."
Author: Locke Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"There are two distinctive classes of people today, those who have personal computers, and those who have several thousand extra dollars apiece."
"The race of man, while sheep in credulity, are wolves for conformity."
"One has but to observe a community of beavers at work in a stream to understand the loss in his sagacity, balance, co-operation, competence, and purpose which Man has suffered since he rose up on his hind legs. He began to chatter and he developed Reason, Thought, and Imagination, qualities which would get the smartest group of rabbits or orioles in the world into inextricable trouble overnight."
"To be human is to keep rattling the bars of the cage of existence hollering, ''What's it for?''"
"Let me look into a human eye; it is better than to gaze into sea or sky; better than to gaze upon God."
Author: Melville Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"If we consider the superiority of the human species, the size of its brain, its powers of thinking, language and organization, we can say this: were there the slightest possibility that another rival or superior species might appear, on earth or elsewhere, man would use every means at his disposal to destroy it."
"Man is no longer an artist, he has become a work of art."
"The decay of decency in the modern age, the rebellion against law and good faith, the treatment of human beings as things, as the mere instruments of power and ambition, is without a doubt the consequence of the decay of the belief in man as something more than an animal animated by highly conditioned reflexes and chemical reactions. For, unless man is something more than that, he has no rights that anyone is bound to respect, and there are no limitations upon his conduct which he is bound to obey."
Author: Lippmann Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"Mankind are earthen jugs with spirits in them."
"There is nothing on earth divine except humanity."
Author: Landor Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes

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