Quotes by human

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  • Eugène Ionesco
    Eugène Ionesco
    Romanian-born French Playwright 1912-
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    No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    Some racists still reject the plain testimony written in the DNA that all the races are not only human but nearly indistinguishable.
    Source: Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark (2011) 467
  • Albert Schweitzer
    Albert Schweitzer
    German theologian and doctor 1875-1965
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    Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    The human animal cannot be trusted for anything good except en masse. The combined thought and action of the whole people of any race, creed or nationality, will always point in the right direction.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    The liveliness of literature lies in its exceptionality, in being the individual, idiosyncratic vision of one human being, in which, to our delight and great surprise, we may find our own vision reflected.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage; they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human.
  • Breyten Breytenbach
    Breyten Breytenbach
    South African writer and painter 1939-
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    The predominant yardstick of your government is not human rights but national interests.
  • Bryant H. McGill
    Bryant H. McGill
    American journalist and author 1969-
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    The realities of the world seldom measure up to the sublime designs of human imagination.
  • Giuseppe Mazzini
    Giuseppe Mazzini
    Italian writer 1805-1872
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    The republic, as I at least understand it, means association, of which liberty is only an element, a necessary antecedent. It means association, a new philosophy of life, a divine Ideal that shall move the world, the only means of regeneration vouchsafed to the human race.
  • Angela Carter
    Angela Carter
    British author 1940-1992
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    The whore is despised by the hypocritical world because she has made a realistic assessment of her assets and does not have to rely on fraud to make a living. In an area of human relations where fraud is regular practice between the sexes, her honesty is regarded with a mocking wonder.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision, and for whom the lighting of every cigar, the drinking of every cup, the time of rising and going to bed every day, and the beginning of every bit of work, are subjects of express volitional deliberation.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    There will still be things that machines cannot do. They will not produce great art or great literature or great philosophy; they will not be able to discover the secret springs of happiness in the human heart; they will know nothing of love and friendship.
  • Eldridge Cleaver
    Eldridge Cleaver
    American afro-amerikan leader, writer 1935-
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    You don't have to teach people how to be human. You have to teach them how to stop being inhuman.
  • Carolyn See
    Carolyn See
    American writer 1934-2016
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    'A Long Way Gone' says something about human nature that we try, most of the time, to ignore.
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