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...controls on behavior shift from the intermediate levels of human experience (social, emotional and religious) to the lower (military and political) or to the upper (ideological). They become the externalized controls of a mature society: weapons, bureaucracies, material rewards, or ideology.Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
...human beings have religious needs. They have a need for a feeling of certitude in their minds about things they cannot control and they do not fully understand, and with humility, they admit they do not understand...Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
...the levels of culture, the aspects of society: military, political, economic, social, emotional, religious, and intellectual. Those are your basic human needs....they are arranged in evolutionary sequence.Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still called "leaves") imprinted with dark pigmented squiggles. One glance at it and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, the author is speaking, clearly and silently, inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people, citizens of distant epochs, who never knew one another. Books break th
Paul J. Meyer
American businessman and business consultant 1928-
A burning desire is the greatest motivator of every human action. The desire for success implants ''success consciousness'' which, in turn, creates a vigorous and ever-increasing ''habit of success.''
English mathematician and computer scientist 1912-1954
A computer would deserve to be called intelligent if it could deceive a human into believing that it was human.
American writer and playwright 1897-1975
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.
American baseball player 1881-
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.
British playwright 1946-
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
Scottisch spiritual teacher 1917-2006
A human being is a single being. Unique and unrepeatable.
American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
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
American politician 1917-1963
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.
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
A man receiving charity always hates his benefactor- it is a fixed characteristic of human nature.
Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
A man that seeks truth and loves it must be reckoned precious to any human society.
American writer 1878-1937
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
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