Quotes: human

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  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    A kiss may ruin a human life.

  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. the foundation of such a method is love.

  • William Ellery Channing
    William Ellery Channing
    American Unitarian minister 1780-1842
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    Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.

  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential.

  • Henry Winkler
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    A human being's first responsibility is to shake hands with himself.

  • Gore Vidal
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus 1925-
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    A talent for drama is not a talent for writing, but is an ability to articulate human relationships.

  • People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human; they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something.

  • Karl Albrecht
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    The typical human life seems to be quite unplanned, undirected, unlived, and unsavored. Only those who consciously think about the adventure of living as a matter of making choices among options, which they have found for themselves, ever establish real self-control and live their lives fully.

  • Vaclav Havel
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    A human action becomes genuinely important when it springs from the soil of a clear-sighted awareness of the temporality and the ephemerally of everything human. It is only this awareness that can breathe any greatness into an action.

  • Viktor E. Frankl
    Viktor E. Frankl
    Austrian psychiatrist 1905-
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    A human being is a deciding being.

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