Quotes: human

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  • George Meredith
    George Meredith
    British Author 1828-1909
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    A human act once set in motion flows on forever to the great account. Our deathlessness is in what we do, not in what we are.
  • Norman Cousins
    Norman Cousins
    American Editor, Humanitarian, Author 1915-1990
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    A human being fashions his consequences as surely as he fashions his goods or his dwelling his goods or his dwelling. Nothing that he says, thinks or does is without consequences.
  • Meister Eckhart
    Meister Eckhart
    German mystic 1260-1326 AD
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    A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.
  • S. Leacock
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    Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
  • William Lyon Phelps
    William Lyon Phelps
    American author, critic and scholar 1865-1943
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    You can learn more about human nature by reading the Bible than by living in New York.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    A human being is primarily a bag for putting food into.
  • R. D. Laing
    R. D. Laing
    British psychiatrist 1927-1989
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    Alienation as our present destiny is achieved only by outrageous violence perpetrated by human beings on human beings.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
    Frank Lloyd Wright
    American architect 1869-1959
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    All fine architectural values are human vales, else not valuable.
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    Always observe how ephemeral and worthless human things are. Pass then through this little space of time conformably to nature, and end thy journey in content, just as an olive falls off when it is ripe, blessing nature who produced it, and thanking the tree on which it grew.
  • Arnold Toynbee
    Arnold Toynbee
    British economic historian and social reformer 1852-1883
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    As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is up to us.
  • H. Ross Perot
    H. Ross Perot
    American businessman & politician, founder EDS 1930-
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    Business is not just doing deals; business is having great products, doing great engineering, and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally, business is a cobweb of human relationships.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
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    But while they prate of economic laws, men and women are starving. We must lay hold of the fact that economic laws are not made by nature. They are made by human beings.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Considered logically this concept is not identical with the totality of sense impressions referred to; but it is an arbitrary creation of the human (or animal) mind.
  • Alexander Herzen
    Alexander Herzen
    Russian journalist and political thinker 1812-1870
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    Human development is a form of chronological unfairness, since late-comers are able to profit by the labors of their predecessors without paying the same price.