Humankind Quotes

79 Humankind quotes:

"Man is an exception, whatever else he is. If he is not the image of God, then he is a disease of the dust. If it is not true that a divine being fell, then we can only say that one of the animals went entirely off its head."
"We are, to put it mildly, in a mess, and there is a strong chance that we shall have exterminated ourselves by the end of the century. Our only consolation will have to be that, as a species, we have had an exciting term of office."
Author: Morris Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"Man is harder than iron, stronger than stone and more fragile than a rose."
"We all live under the same sky, but we don't all have the same horizon."
Author: Adenauer Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"Man is emphatically a proselytizing creature."
Author: Carlyle Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"Man, became man through work, who stepped out of the animal kingdom as transformer of the natural into the artificial, who became therefore the magician, man the creator of social reality, will always stay the great magician, will always be Prometheus bringing fire from heaven to earth, will always be Orpheus enthralling nature with his music. Not until humanity itself dies will art die."
Author: Fischer Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, cone a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly."
Author: Heinlein Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"Being reproached for giving to an unworthy person, Aristotle said, ''I did not give it to the man, but to humanity."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"The simplest single-celled organism oscillates to a number of different frequencies, at the atomic, molecular, sub-cellular, and cellular levels. Microscopic movies of these organisms are striking for the ceaseless, rhythmic pulsation that is revealed. In an organism as complex as a human being, the frequencies of oscillation and the interactions between those frequencies are multitudinous."
Author: Leonard Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"Humans are amphibians -- half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time."
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim."
"Man is a beautiful machine that works very badly."
Author: Mencken Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"Man is stark mad; he cannot make a flea, and yet he will be making gods by the dozens."
"Be tolerant of the human race. Your whole family belongs to it -- and some of your spouse's family does too."
Author: Unknown Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"If you think that every bad thing that has been done on the face of the earth has been done by man, you're right -- but so has every good thing."
Author: Unknown Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"People can be divided into three classes, the few who make things happen, the many who watch things happen, and the overwhelming majority who have no idea what has happened."
Author: Unknown Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"There are two kinds of people in the world -- those you love, and those you don't understand."
Author: Unknown Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"I love mankind; it's people I can't stand."
Author: Schulz Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"We say nothing essential about the cathedral when we speak of its stones. We say nothing essential about Man when we seek to define him by the qualities of men."

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