Quotes: mankind

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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    A politician divides mankind into two classes; tools and enemies.
  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
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    More than any time in history mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness, the other to total extinction. Let us pray that we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Fanatics are picturesque, mankind would rather see gestures than listen to reasons.
  • Emma Goldman
    Emma Goldman
    American anarchist 1869-1940
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    Idealists are foolish enough to throw caution to the winds. They have advanced mankind and have enriched the world.
  • W. R. Inge
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    It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    It seems to me that the god that is commonly worshipped in civilized countries is not at all divine, though he bears a divine name, but is the overwhelming authority and respectability of mankind combined. Men reverence one another, not yet God.
  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
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    More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Prejudice and self-sufficiency naturally proceed from inexperience of the world, and ignorance of mankind.
  • Ben Shapiro
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    2013 was a year of myths falling apart. The myth of President Obama - a myth in which Obama was a messianic figure descending to bequeath health care, equality, and brotherhood on mankind - imploded. The myth of an America embracing the leftist social agenda collapsed.
  • Thomas Alva Edison
    Thomas Alva Edison
    American inventor and founder of General Electric 1847-1931
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    A famous person is often remembered for the ability to take from mankind rather than for his ability to give to mankind.
  • Isaac Bashevis Singer
    Isaac Bashevis Singer
    Polish-born Jewish writer in Yiddish, Nobel Prize in Literature 1902-1991
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    A good writer is basically a story teller, not a scholar or a redeemer of mankind.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    A large part of mankind is angry not with the sins, but with the sinners.
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