Quotes: human

Quotes 91 till 105 of 1418.

  • Bill McKibben
    Bill McKibben
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    A spiritual voice is urgently needed to underline the fact that global warming is already causing human anguish and mortality in our nation and abroad, and much more will occur in the future without rapid action.
  • 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
    Walter Lippmann
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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
    Charles Dickens
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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
    Albert Ellis
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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.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
    Carl Sagan
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    Accommodation to change, the thoughtful pursuit of alternative futures are keys to the survival of civilization and perhaps of the human species.
  • John Huston
    John Huston
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    After all, crime is only a left-handed form of human endeavor.
  • R. D. Laing
    R. D. Laing
    British psychiatrist 1927-1989
    R. D. Laing
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    Alienation as our present destiny is achieved only by outrageous violence perpetrated by human beings on human beings.
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    All customs and traditions, all our way of life, everything to do with home and order, has crumbled into dust in the general upheaval and reorganization of society. The whole human way of life has been destroyed and ruined. All that's left is the naked human soul stripped to the last shred, for which nothing has changed because it was always cold and shivering and reaching out to its nearest neighbor, as cold and lonely as itself.
    Source: Doctor Zhivago (1958) Ch. 13
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
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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
    Edmund Burke
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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
    Edmund Burke
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    All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.
  • Jean-Paul Sartre
    Jean-Paul Sartre
    French writer and philosopher 1905-1980
    Jean-Paul Sartre
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    All human actions are equivalent... and all are on principle doomed to failure.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    All human activity is prompted by desire.
  • Franz Kafka
    Franz Kafka
    Chech German-speaking writer 1883-1924
    Franz Kafka
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    All human errors are impatience, a premature breaking off of methodical procedure, an apparent fencing-in of what is apparently at issue.