Cool & Famous Quotes - Quotes and sayings about tag  humanity

Quotes and sayings about tag  humanity

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Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.

Dalai Lama XIV

It's the idea that people living close to nature tend to be noble. It's seeing all those sunsets that does it. You can't watch a sunset and then go off and set fire to your neighbor's tepee. Living close to nature is wonderful for your mental health.

Daniel Quinn

Each of us is a unique strand in the intricate web of life and here to make a contribution.

Deepak Chopra

The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.

E.M. Forster

I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago.

Edgar Allan Poe

I love mankind, he said, but I find to my amazement that the more I love mankind as a whole, the less I love man in particular.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

If it’s true that our species is alone in the universe, then I’d have to say the universe aimed rather low and settled for very little.

George Carlin

The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.

George Orwell

Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves.

Horace Mann

Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.

J.K. Rowling

The mistake ninety-nine percent of humanity made, as far as Fats could see, was being ashamed of what they were; lying about it, trying to be somebody else.

J.K. Rowling

Muscles aching to work, minds aching to create - this is man.

John Steinbeck

People say I make strange choices, but they’re not strange for me. My sickness is that I’m fascinated by human behavior, by what’s underneath the surface, by the worlds inside people.

Johnny Depp

What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.

Joseph Addison

A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.

Joseph Stalin

To gaze into another persons face is to do two things: to recognise their humanity and to assert your own.

Lawrence Hill

We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom.

Leo Tolstoy

To love another human in all of her splendor and imperfect perfection , it is a magnificent task...tremendous and foolish and human.

Louise Erdrich

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

Mahatma Gandhi

It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.

Mahatma Gandhi

Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.

Mahatma Gandhi

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.

Mother Teresa

Humanity does not ask us to be happy. It merely asks us to be brilliant on its behalf.

Orson Scott Card

It seems to me now that the plain state of being human is dramatic enough for anyone; you don't need to be a heroin addict or a performance poet to experience extremity. You just have to love someone.

Nick Hornby

Life is to be lived, not controlled; and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.

Ralph Ellison

Love is forever. If it wasn't, it wouldn't be love. The world is beautiful. If it wasn't, it wouldn't be the world.

Rick Yancey

In school we learn that mistakes are bad, and we are punished for making them. Yet, if you look at the way humans are designed to learn, we learn by making mistakes. We learn to walk by falling down. If we never fell down, we would never walk.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Never let hard lessons harden your heart; the hard lessons of life are meant to make you better, not bitter.

Roy T. Bennett

Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people.

Roy T. Bennett

Most of us must learn to love people and use things rather than loving things and using people.

Roy T. Bennett

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