Human Quotes

Every human being is born an heir to an inheritance to which he can succeed only in a process of learning.

Michael Joseph Oakeshott

The effort to understand the universe is one of the very few things that lifts human life a little above the level of farce, and gives it some of the grace of tragedy.

Steven Weinberg

The tragedy of human life consists in our vain attempts to stretch the limits of things which can never become unlimited, to reach the infinite by absurdly adding to the rungs of the ladder of the finite.

Rabindranath Tagore

There's nothing that makes you so aware of the improvisation of human existence as a song unfinished. Or an old address book.

Carson Mccullers

Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.

B. R. Ambedkar

Design is directed toward human beings. To design is to solve human problems by identifying them and executing the best solution.

Ivan Chermayeff

Progress is measured by richness and intensity of experience - by a wider and deeper apprehension of the significance and scope of human existence.

Herbert Read

Design is the fundamental soul of a human-made creation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service.

Steve Jobs

Time is the most precious element of human existence. The successful person knows how to put energy into time and how to draw success from time.

Denis Waitley

Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where the people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free.

Dalai Lama

All human beings, whatever their cultural or historical background, suffer when they are intimidated, imprisoned or tortured.

Dalai Lama

We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.

Kofi Annan

The connection between women's human rights, gender equality, socioeconomic development and peace is increasingly apparent.

Mahnaz Afkhami

Women's empowerment is intertwined with respect for human rights.

Mahnaz Afkhami

The evolution of the human rights movement clearly illustrates humanity's ongoing struggle toward creating a better world.

Robert Alan

A century that began with children having virtually no rights is ending with children having the most powerful legal instrument that not only recognizes but protects their human rights.

Carol Bellamy

It has long been recognized that an essential element in protecting human rights was a widespread knowledge among the population of what their rights are and how they can be defended.

Boutros Boutros-Ghali

We have a human rights interest. Then there is the immigration problem. The human-rights violations have caused people to take to boats and flood not only the United States, but other countries in the region, creating great instability.

Warren Christopher

A good motivation is what is needed: compassion without dogmatism, without complicated philosophy; just understanding that others are human brothers and sisters and respecting their human rights and dignities. That we humans can help each other is one of our unique human capacities.

Tenzin Gyatso

What it will mean is that companies will have to take account of human-rights implications of any investment they make.

Tristen Taylor

The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.

Thomas Jefferson

If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships -- the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Nations will rise and fall, but equality remains the ideal. The universal aim is to achieve respect for the entire human race, not just for the dominant few.

Carlos P. Romulo

Human Rights for everyone is the necessary foundation upon which all of us may build a world where everybody may live in peace and serenity and plenty.

Michael Douglas

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