Quotes: human

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  • Richard Dawkins
    Richard Dawkins
    English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941-
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    Beauty arises out of human inspiration.

  • Douglas Adams
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer 1952-
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    Beethoven tells you what it's like to be Beethoven and Mozart tells you what it's like to be human. Bach tells you what it's like to be the universe.
  • Andrea Dworkin
    Andrea Dworkin
    American radical feminist and writer 1946-2005
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    Being a Jew, one learns to believe in the reality of cruelty and one learns to recognize indifference to human suffering as a fact.
  • Anthony Robbins
    Anthony Robbins
    American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
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    Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
  • Vladimir Nabokov
    Vladimir Nabokov
    American writer and poet 1899-1977
    Vladimir Nabokov
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    Between the age limits of nine and fourteen there occur maidens who, to certain bewitched travelers, twice or many times older than they, reveal their true nature which is not human, but nymphic (that is, demoniac); and these chosen creatures I propose to designate as ''nymphets.''
  • Jose Ortega Y Gasset
    Jose Ortega Y Gasset
    Spanish writer and philosopher 1883-1955
    Jose Ortega Y Gasset
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    Biography is: a system in which the contradictions of a human life are unified.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    Books are fatal: they are the curse of the human race. Nine-tenths of existing books are nonsense, and the clever books are the refutation of that nonsense. The greatest misfortune that ever befell man was the invention of printing.
  • Andrei Sakharov
    Andrei Sakharov
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    Both now and for always, I intend to hold fast to my belief in the hidden strength of the human spirit.
  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
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    But behavior in the human being is sometimes a defense, a way of concealing motives and thoughts, as language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and preventing communication.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk or even current philosophy.
  • John Stuart Mill
    John Stuart Mill
    English economist 1806-1873
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    But society has now fairly got the better of individuality; and the danger which threatens human nature is not the excess, but the deficiency, of personal Impulses and preferences.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is the essence of real human love, feels the presence of the cherished child even in the debased, degraded man.
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
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    By abolishing private property one takes away the human love of aggression.
  • Ian Mcewan
    Ian Mcewan
    English novelist and screenwriter 1948-
    Ian Mcewan
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    By measuring individual human worth, the novelist reveals the full enormity of the State's crime when it sets out to crush that individuality.