Quotes: human

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  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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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
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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
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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.
  • Vilayat Inayat Khan
    Vilayat Inayat Khan
    Teacher of meditation and of the traditions of Sufism 1916-2004
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    A perfect human being: Man in search of his ideal of perfection. Nothing less.
  • Murray Kempton
    Murray Kempton
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    A political convention is not a place where you can come away with any trace of faith in human nature.
  • Isaac Asimov
    Isaac Asimov
    American writer 1920-1992
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    A robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.

    Source: Eerste wet voor robots

  • Alain Badiou
    Alain Badiou
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    A Truth is the subjective development of that which is at once both new and universal. New: that which is unforeseen by the order of creation. Universal: that which can interest, rightly, every human individual, according to his pure humanity.
  • Walter Lippmann
    Walter Lippmann
    American writer, reporter, and political commentator 1889-1974
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    A useful definition of liberty is obtained only by seeking the principle of liberty in the main business of human life, that is to say, in the process by which men educate their responses and learn to control their environment.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.
  • Albert Ellis
    Albert Ellis
    American psychologist 1913-2007
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    Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they're alive and human.
  • John Huston
    John Huston
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    After all, crime is only a left-handed form of human endeavor.
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
    Charles Baudelaire
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    All fashions are charming, or rather relatively charming, each one being a new striving, more or less well conceived, after beauty, an approximate statement of an ideal, the desire for which constantly teases the unsatisfied human mind.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    All government - indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act - is founded on compromise and barter.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.