Quotes: human

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  • Alan Turing
    Alan Turing
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    A computer would deserve to be called intelligent if it could deceive a human into believing that it was human.
  • Thornton Wilder
    Thornton Wilder
    American writer and playwright 1897-1975
    Thornton Wilder
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    A dramatist is one who believes that the pure event, an action involving human beings, is more arresting than any comment that can be made upon it.
  • Branch Rickey
    Branch Rickey
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    A game of great charm in the adoption of mathematical measurements to the timing of human movements, the exactitudes and adjustments of physical ability to hazardous chance. The speed of the legs, the dexterity of the body, the grace of the swing, the elusiveness of the slide - these are the features that make Americans everywhere forget the last syllable of a man's last name or the pigmentation of his skin.
  • Christopher Hampton
    Christopher Hampton
    British playwright 1946-
    Christopher Hampton
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    A great number of the disappointments and mishaps of the troubled world are the direct result of literature and the allied arts. It is our belief that no human being who devotes his life and energy to the manufacture of fantasies can be anything but fundamentally inadequate
  • Eileen Caddy
    Eileen Caddy
    Scottisch spiritual teacher 1917-2006
    Eileen Caddy
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    A human being is a single being. Unique and unrepeatable.
  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
    Barbra Streisand
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    A human being is only interesting if he's in contact with himself. I learned you have to trust yourself, be what you are, and do what you ought to do the way you should do it. You have got to discover you, what you do, and trust it.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
    John F. Kennedy
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    A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers - and this is the basis of all human morality.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    A man receiving charity always hates his benefactor- it is a fixed characteristic of human nature.
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
    Epictetus
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    A man that seeks truth and loves it must be reckoned precious to any human society.
  • Don Marquis
    Don Marquis
    American writer 1878-1937
    Don Marquis
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    a man thinks he amounts to a great deal but to a flea or a mosquito a human being is merely something good to eat
  • A nation must be embraced, rehabilitated and expressed as a tangible sign of human creativity and as an integral element of mankind's heritage.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
    Buckminster Fuller
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    A pattern has an integrity independent of the medium by virtue of which you have received the information that it exists. Each of the chemical elements is a pattern integrity. Each individual is a pattern integrity. The pattern integrity of the human individual is evolutionary and not static.
    Source: Synergetics: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking (1975) Pattern Integrity 505.201
  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto
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    A people inspired by democracy, human rights and economic opportunity will turn their back decisively against extremism.
  • Vilayat Inayat Khan
    Vilayat Inayat Khan
    Teacher of meditation and of the traditions of Sufism 1916-2004
    Vilayat Inayat Khan
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    A perfect human being: Man in search of his ideal of perfection. Nothing less.
  • Anne Stevenson
    Anne Stevenson
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    A poem might be defined as thinking about feelings - about human feelings and frailties.