Quotes: human

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  • Machiavelli
    Machiavelli
    Florentijns staatsphilosopher 1469-1527
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    Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.
  • Jimmy Carter
    Jimmy Carter
    American statesman, 39e President 1924-
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    America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense... human rights invented America.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    America does to me what I knew it would do: it just bumps me. The people charge at you like trucks coming down on you - no awareness. But one tries to dodge aside in time. Bump! bump! go the trucks. And that is human contact.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Amour is the one human activity of any importance in which laughter and pleasure preponderate, if ever so slightly, over misery and pain.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    An attack upon our ability to tell stories is not just censorship - it is a crime against our nature as human beings.
  • Ida P. Rolf
    Ida P. Rolf
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    An effective human being is a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts.
  • Man Ray
    Man Ray
    American visual artist 1890-1976
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    An original is a creation motivated by desire. Any reproduction of an originals motivated be necessity. It is marvelous that we are the only species that creates gratuitous forms. To create is divine, to reproduce is human.
  • And I think to be in NATO for the countries of our region, it means more guarantees for us, it means more responsibility for our common security, but it means fulfillment of all standards of civilized world, like protection of human rights and democratic mechanisms.
  • Adam Weishaupt
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    And of all illumination which human reason can give, none is comparable to the discovery of what we are, our nature, our obligations, what happiness we are capable of, and what are the means of attaining it.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    And what is the potential man, after all? Is he not the sum of all that is human? Divine, in other words?
  • Kurt Vonnegut Jr
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr
    American novelist 1922-
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    Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.
  • Anthropology is the only discipline that can access evidence about the entire human experience on this planet.
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
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    Any man who does not accept the conditions of human life sells his soul.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke. That's their natural and first weapon. She will need her sisterhood.
  • Wayne Dyer
    Wayne Dyer
    American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-2015
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    Anything that has been accomplished by any other human being in the physical realm is within the field of possibility.