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Humanity Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Humanity

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"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Great talents are the most lovely
and often the most dangerous
fruits on the tree of humanity.
They hang upon the most slender twigs
that are easily snapped off.
- Carl Jung

When a person doesn't have gratitude,
something is missing in his or her humanity.
A person can almost be defined by
his or her attitude toward gratitude.
- Elie Wiesel

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

My vision of a real humanity is of pure individuals
relating to each other, but not tied in any relationship.
They will be loving to each other,
but not being possessive of each other.
They will be sharing with each other
all their joys and all their blessings,
but never even in their dreams thinking of dominating,
thinking of enslaving the other person.
- Osho (Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh)

An individual has not started living
until he can rise above the narrow confines
of his individualistic concerns
to the broader concerns of all humanity.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries.
Without them humanity cannot survive.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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I choose acceptance and compassion toward all humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

You must not lose faith in humanity.
Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty,
the ocean does not become dirty.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You must not lose faith in humanity.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.
- Pema Chodron

A generous heart, kind speech,
and a life of service and compassion
are the things which renew humanity.
- The Buddha

If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely.
It is absolutely touch and go.
Each one of us could make the difference.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

What is admirable about those
who have been of great service to humanity
is not that they suffered in being of service,
but that they found their source of happiness
(joy if you prefer) in that service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Suspended between earth and sky,
my humanity draws from both,
my tendrils reach for the energies of each.
Spirit and Ground - equal yet opposite,
the lightness and the solidarity,
the ephemeral and the substantial.
The substantial is no more and no less
than the ephemeral - merely different.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded.
It's a relationship between equals.
Only when we know our own darkness well
can we be present with the darkness of others.
Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.
- Pema Chodron

The 3 Rs that Plague Humanity:
Regret, Resentment, and Revenge.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love, hope, fear, faith - these make humanity;
These are its sign and note and character.
- Robert Browning Hamilton

Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Cities are the greatest creations of humanity.
- Daniel Libeskind

We cannot despair of humanity,
since we ourselves are human beings.
- Albert Einstein

I am one of those who think like Nobel,
that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
- Marie Curie

Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune.
For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure
in events that dismay the rest of humanity.
- Russell Baker

Is the system going to flatten you out
and deny you your humanity,
or are you going to be able to make use of the system
to the attainment of human purposes?
- Joseph Campbell

My father was a farmer and my mother was a farmer,
but, my childhood was very good.
I am very grateful for my childhood,
because it was full of gladness and good humanity.
- Roberto Benigni

Nor shall derision prove powerful against those who
listen to humanity or those who follow in the footsteps of divinity,
for they shall live forever.
Forever.
- Khalil Gibran

I see humanity now as one vast plant,
needing for its highest fulfillment only love,
the natural blessings of the great outdoors,
and intelligent crossing and selection.
- Luther Burbank

One way or another, we all have to find
what best fosters the flowering of our humanity
in this contemporary life,
and dedicate ourselves to that.
- Joseph Campbell

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance
and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness,
or else forgiving another.
- Jean Paul

Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program
winning the world chess championship.
Humanity needs a lesson in humility.
- Richard Dawkins

It has become appallingly obvious that
our technology has exceeded our humanity.
- Albert Einstein

What is a miracle? To some, it is an act of God.
To others, something amazing, extraordinary, or unexpected.
To me, Life is a miracle.
Everything that happens is a miracle.
There is no reason for me to exist as I do -
no reason for humanity, the universe, or the laws of Nature.
Energy, mass, gravity and the rest of existence
are all so improbable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I seem to boast more than is becoming,
my excuse is that I brag
for humanity rather than for myself.
- Henry David Thoreau

I think music in itself is healing.
It's an explosive expression of humanity.
It's something we are all touched by.
No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music.
- Billy Joel

My joy knows no bounds...
I will devote all my energy and all the powers available
to me to the service of Nigeria and humanity.
- Olusegun Obasanjo

Paradise is too perfect for humanity.
- Dario Argento

Nuclear war is such an emotional subject that many
people see the weapons themselves as the common enemy of humanity.
- Herman Kahn

Women must be the spokesmen for a new humanity arising
out of the reconciliation of spirit and body.
- Carol P. Christ

Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity;
and let us put aside all selfishness in consideration of language,
nationality, or religion.
- John Comenius

Going to war was the only unselfish thing I have ever done for humanity.
- David Niven

Set religion free, and a new humanity will begin.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law,
the law of our Creator, the law of humanity,
justice, equity - the law of nature and of nations.
- Edmund Burke

It is not our place to know the mind of God.
Spirit knows what is best in the long run -
best for each of us individually,
and best for humanity as a whole.
This is often very difficult to accept
when we see war and disease in the world
and experience physical and emotional suffering
in ourselves, our family, and our friends.
I consider this belief in God's infinite power
and ultimate wisdom to be the true test of faith.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If any difference should be made by law between husband and wife,
reason, justice and humanity, if their voices were heard,
would dictate that it should be in her favor.
- Ernestine Rose

The main force used in the evolving world of humanity
has hitherto been applied in the form of war.
- Arthur Keith

Humanity is the keystone that holds nations and men together.
When that collapses, the whole structure crumbles.
This is as true of baseball teams as any other pursuit in life.
- Connie Mack

When the Jews speak of humanity, they mean only the totality of Jews.
- Julius Streicher

The fate of you, the aristocracy of industry,
will be as the fate of the aristocracy of land if you
do not show that you have some humanity still among you.
- James Larkin

When you say you are in love with humanity,
you are well satisfied with yourself.
- Luigi Pirandello

Those who kept their sanity and humanity intact in
the face of awful adversity.
Heroes named and unnamed, some known only to God.
- Silvia Cartwright

We will win the battle for Africa, which is in effect a battle for Humanity.
- Abdoulaye Wade

So long as you are ready to die for humanity,
the life of your country is immortal.
- Giuseppe Mazzini

Real education should consist of drawing the goodness
and the best out of our own students.
What better books can there be than the book of humanity?
- Cesar Chavez

The cultured man is an artist, an artist in humanity.
- Ashley Montagu

Humanity has only scratched the surface of its real potential.
- Peace Pilgrim

Justice for crimes against humanity must have no limitations.
- Simon Wiesenthal

Humanity either makes, or breeds, or tolerates all its afflictions.
- William Arthur Ward

I'm very much an optimist.
I don't think I could do my work if I didn't believe
there was some kind of hope for humanity.
- Sandra Bernhard

Humanity is made up of an infinity of different individuals.
Each of us travels for motives exclusively his own.
- Ella Maillart

North Americans don't understand...
that our country is not just Cuba; our country is also humanity.
- Fidel Castro

The Olympic Games are the quadrennial celebration of
the springtime of humanity.
- Pierre de Coubertin

Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
- Horace Mann

What I'm suggesting to you is that this could be a renaissance.
We may be on the cusp of a future which could provide
a tremendous leap forward for humanity.
- Jeremy Rifkin

Humanity lives and always has lived on certain elemental provisions.
- Charles Wagner

Technical skill counts for nothing if it is used only
to manufacture films which have little to do with humanity.
- Edward Dmytryk

They said that Seven was a former Borg who had been
human and had been assimilated.
She was regaining her humanity.
I had no interest in this character.
- Jeri Ryan

I did not imagine that the second half of my life would
be spent on efforts to avert a mortal danger to humanity created by science.
- Joseph Rotblat

Humanity today possesses sufficient economic,
cultural and spiritual resources to introduce a better global order.
- Hans Kung


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