The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government
Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. Men have right that these wants should be provided for, [including] the want of a sufficient restraint upon their passions
You have rights antecedent to all earthly governments; rights that cannot be repealed or restrained by human laws; right derived from the Great Legislator of the Universe
To what gulfs
A single deviation from the track
Of human duties leads even those who claim
The homage of mankind as their born due,
And find it, till they forfeit it themselves!
All human history attests That happiness for man,--the hungry sinner!-- Since Eve ate apples, much depends on dinner.
Revolution is not something fixed in ideology, nor is it something fashioned to a particular decade. It is a perpetual process embedded in the human spirit.
Golf gives you an insight into human nature, your own as well as your opponent's.
No human trait deserves less tolerance in everyday life, and gets less, than intolerance.
Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.
For every age is fed on illusions, lest men should renounce life early, and the human race come to an end.
When an individual is protesting society's refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him.
The "self-image" is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior.
Mankind must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.
You lose your privacy, and sometimes, people don’t see you as human.
Capital punishment is our society's recognition of the sanctity of human life.
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
Politics are usually the executive expression of human immaturity.
The biggest human temptation is to settle for too little.
I don't see gender as the most significant fact of human existence.
The deepest principle of human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
If all human lives depended upon their usefulness - as might be judged by certain standards - there would be a sudden and terrific mortality in the world
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.
The whole human race loses by every act of personal vengeance.
Being human is itself difficult, and therefore all kinds of settlements (except dream cities) have problems.
It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is our worst enemy.