Quotes: human

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  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
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    All things human hang by a slender thread; and that which seemed to stand strong suddenly falls and sinks in ruins.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
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    All wealth consists of desirable things; that is, things which satisfy human wants directly or indirectly: but not all desirable things are reckoned as wealth.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
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    All women and girls have the fundamental right to live free of violence. This right is enshrined in international human rights and humanitarian law. And it lies at the heart of my UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    Allowing women the power to decide when and whether to have children is the only way to solve the 7 billion human load on this planet that threatens to destroy it. Women's equality is also men's survival.
  • Carrie Fisher
    Carrie Fisher
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    Along with aging comes life experience, so in every way that is consistent with even being human, Leia has changed.
  • 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.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.
  • 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.
  • Brent Scowcroft
    Brent Scowcroft
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    America has never seen itself as a national state like all others, but rather as an experiment in human freedom and democracy.
  • Anna Quindlen
    Anna Quindlen
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    America is a country that seems forever to be toddler or teenager, at those two stages of human development characterized by conflict between autonomy and security.
  • Anne Perry
    Anne Perry
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    Americans sometimes say to me that they have no class system themselves. All human beings have class systems. It can be based on a different thing in a different country, but the thing about breeding is, you can't buy it. You can't buy class.
  • 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.