Human Quotes

I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.

Abraham Lincoln

The ecologization of politics requires us to acknowledge the priority of human values and makes ecology part of education at an early age, molding a new, modern approach to nature and, at the same time, giving back to man a sense of being part of nature. No moral improvement of society is possible without that

Mikhail Gorbachev

For the first time in the history of the world, every human being is now subjected to contact with dangerous chemicals, from the moment of conception until death.

Rachel Carson

There is also hope that even in these days of increasing specialization there is a unity in the human experience.

Allan MacLeod Cormack

Every age is fed on illusions, lest men should renounce life early and the human race come to an end.

Joseph Conrad

The land is like poetry: it is inexplicably coherent, it is transcendent in its meaning, and it has the power to elevate a consideration of human life.

Barry Lopez

The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief... that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.

Walter Lippmann

The survival of the human species is inescapably linked with the survival of all other forms of life.

Michael Fromeć

We need to renegotiate our contract with nature. Ecology is a unifying force that can diminish intolerance and expand our empathy towards othersboth human and animal.

Gregory Colbert

Hear the words of prudence, give heed unto her counsels, and store them in thine heart; her maxims are universal, and all the virtues lean upon her; she is the guide and the mistress of human life.

Akhenaton

Mankind must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.

Martin Luther King Jr

Changes in the structure of society are not brought about solely by massive engines of doctrine. The first flash of insight which persuades human beings to change their basic assumptions is usually contained in a few phrases.

Kenneth McKenzie Clark, Baron Clark of Saltwood

Men are always more inclined to pitch their estimate of the enemy's strength too high than too low, such is human nature.

Carl von Clausewitz

This legislation confronts the human truth that the need for clean water knows no borders, and proper management and intervention can be a currency for peace and international cooperation.

Bill Frist

Your cravings as a human animal do not become a prayer just because it is God whom you ask to attend to them.

Dag Hammarskjld

Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.

General George S. Patton

When a personality is in full balance, you cannot see where it ends and the soul begins. That is a whole human being.

Gary Zukav

It is . . . sometimes easier to head an institute for the study of child guidance than it is to turn one brat into a decent human being.

Joseph Krutch

It is sometimes easier to head an institute for the study of child guidance than it is to turn one brat into a decent human being.

Joseph Wood Krutch

To deal with individual human needs at the everyday level can be noble sometimes.

Jimmy Carter

War alone brings up to their highest tension all human energies and imposes the stamp of nobility upon the peoples who have the courage to make it.

Benito Mussolini

The human element, the human flaw and the human nobility - those are the reasons that chess matches are won or lost.

Viktor Korchnoi

For the West, the enemy was not "socialism" but capitalism. How to tame and subdue the polar bear, how to take over the talent, the science, the technology, how to buy out the human capital, how to acquire the intellectual property rights?

Michel Chossudovsky

There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision, and for whom the lighting of every cigar, the drinking of every cup, the time of rising and going to bed every day, and the beginning of every bit of work, are subjects of express volitional deliberation.

William James

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