Quotes by humanity

Quotes 106 till 120 of 200.

  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
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    Our chief usefulness to humanity rests on our combining power with high purpose. Power undirected by high purpose spells calamity, and high purpose by itself is utterly useless if the power to put it into effect is lacking.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    Our humanity is a poor thing, except for the divinity that stirs within us.
  • Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton
    President of the US 1946-
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    Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
  • Honoré de Balzac
    Honoré de Balzac
    French writer 1799-1850
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    Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    People understand that nuclear weapons cannot be used without indiscriminate effects on civilian populations. Such weapons have no legitimate place in our world. Their elimination is both morally right and a practical necessity in protecting humanity.
  • Richard Dawkins
    Richard Dawkins
    English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941-
    Richard Dawkins
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    Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world chess championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Philanthropic people lose all sense of humanity. It is their distinguishing characteristic.
  • Joseph Joubert
    Joseph Joubert
    French writer 1754-1824
    Joseph Joubert
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    Politeness is the flower of humanity.
  • Raoul Vaneigem
    Raoul Vaneigem
    Belgian Situationist Philosopher 1934-
    Raoul Vaneigem
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    Production and consumption are the nipples of modern society. Thus suckled, humanity grows in strength and beauty; rising standard of living, all modern conveniences, distractions of all kinds, culture for all, the comfort of your dreams.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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    Quite clearly, our task is predominantly metaphysical, for it is how to get all of humanity to educate itself swiftly enough to generate spontaneous social behaviors that will avoid extinction.
    Source: Synergetics: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking (1975)
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
    Anton Chekhov
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    Reason and justice tell me there's more love for humanity in electricity and steam than in chastity and vegetarianism.
  • Franz Werfel
    Franz Werfel
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    Religion is the everlasting dialogue between humanity and God. Art is its soliloquy.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    Sail on ship of state, sail on, I union, strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, with all its hopes of future years, is hanging on thy fate!
  • Paul Klee
    Paul Klee
    Swiss artist 1879-1940
    Paul Klee
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    Satire must not be a kind of superfluous ill will, but ill will from a higher point of view. Ridiculous man, divine God. Or else, hatred against the bogged-down vileness of average man as against the possible heights that humanity might attain.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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    Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only begins for man with self-surrender.
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