Quotes by 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    All mankind
    Is born for perfection
    And each shall attain it
    Will he but follow
    His nature's duty.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
  • 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.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
  • 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
    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.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    Mankind differs from the animals only by a little and most people throw that away.
  • Stephen Hawking
    Stephen Hawking
    English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
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    Mankind's greatest achievements have come about by talking, and its greatest failures by not talking.
    Source: British Telecom advertentie (1993)
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