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British science-fiction writer 1952-
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.
Russian journalist and political thinker 1812-1870
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
Human happiness depends mainly upon the improvement of small opportunities.Source: Sparks from the philosopher's stone (1882)
Harriet Beecher Stowe
American Novelist 1811-1896
Human nature is above all things lazy.Source: Household Papers and Stories (1864) Ch. 6
American visionary artist, author and teacher
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
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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
American historian 1838-1918
It is impossible to underrate human intelligence - beginning with one's own.
English writer 1709-1784
It is very strange, and very melancholy, that the paucity of human pleasures should persuade us ever to call hunting one of them.
Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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.
French antropologist 1908-2009
Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing.
English writer and poet 1819-1880
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us.
American academic and social critic 1947-
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)
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.
Ursula K. Le Guin
American author 1929-
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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