Quotes by human

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  • Douglas Adams
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer 1952-
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    Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
  • 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.
  • James Lendall Basford
    James Lendall Basford
    American aphorist
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    Human happiness depends mainly upon the improvement of small opportunities.
    Source: Sparks from the philosopher's stone (1882)
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    American Novelist 1811-1896
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    Human nature is above all things lazy.
    Source: Household Papers and Stories (1864) Ch. 6
  • Alex Grey
    Alex Grey
    American visionary artist, author and teacher
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    I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect.
  • I can see only one safe rule for the historian: that he should recognize in the development of human destinies the play of the contingent and the unforeseen.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    It is almost everywhere the case that soon after it is begotten the greater part of human wisdom is laid to rest in repositories.
  • Henry Brooks Adams
    Henry Brooks Adams
    American historian 1838-1918
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    It is impossible to underrate human intelligence - beginning with one's own.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    It is very strange, and very melancholy, that the paucity of human pleasures should persuade us ever to call hunting one of them.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
  • Claude Lévi-Strauss
    Claude Lévi-Strauss
    French antropologist 1908-2009
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    Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Most of western culture is a distortion of reality. But reality should be distorted; that is, imaginatively amended. The Buddhist acquiescence to nature is neither accurate about nature nor just to human potential.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.
  • Ursula K. Le Guin
    Ursula K. Le Guin
    American author 1929-
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    My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it.
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