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The human race has had long experience and a fine tradition in surviving adversity. But we now face a task for which we have little experience, the task of surviving prosperity.

Alan Gregg

Spiritual superiority only sees the individual. But alas, ordinarily we human beings are sensual and, therefore, as soon as it is a gathering, the impression changes -- we see something abstract, the crowd, and we become different. But in the eyes of God, the infinite spirit, all the millions that have lived and now live do not make a crowd, He only sees each individual.

Soren Kierkegaard

The domination of nature leads to the domination of human nature.

Edward Abbey

So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will accompany and sustain it.

Aaron Copland

For the great mass of mankind the only saving grace that is needed is steady fidelity to what is nearest to hand and heart in the short moment of each human effort.

Joseph Conrad

You are a human being. You have rights inherent in that reality. You have dignity and worth that exists prior to law.

Lyn Beth Neylon

The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.

Ferdinand Foch

The human soul is God's treasury, out of which he coins unspeakable riches.

Henry Ward Beecher

"Freedom from fear" could be said to sum up the whole philosophy of human rights.

Dag Hammarskjld

All war presupposes human weakness and seeks to exploit it.

Carl von Clausewitz

The price of hating other human beings is loving oneself less.

Eldridge Cleaver

I have no race prejudices nor caste prejudices nor creed prejudices. All I care to know is that a man is a human being, and that is enough for me; he can't be any worse.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

God's inhumanity to man makes countless thousands mourn.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

When the earth is sick and polluted, human health is impossible.... To heal ourselves we must heal our planet, and to heal our planet we must heal ourselves.

Bobby McLeod

For those of us who believe in the value of every human life, there isnt any more inspiring work under way in the world today.

Bill Gates

The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago... had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands.

Havelock Ellis

The military posts vengeance on their websites, and seeks publicity for their displays of inhumanity.

Moran Margaret Cho

I'm not a feminist, I'm a humanist.

Madonna Louise Ciccone

Man invents war. Man discovers peace. He invents war from without. He discovers peace from within. War man throws. Peace man sows. The smile of war is the flood of human blood. The smile of peace is the love, below, above.

Sri Chinmoy

If you really think about it, everything is wonderful in this world, everything except for our thoughts and deeds when we forget about the loftier goals of existence, about our human dignity.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.

John Buchan

Whatever the human law may be, neither an individual nor a nation can commit the least act of injustice against the obscurest individual without having to pay the penalty for it.

Henry David Thoreau

I love the whirling of the dervishes. I love the beauty of rare innocence. You don't need no crystal ball, Don't fall for a magic wand. We humans got it all, we perform the miracles.

Kate Bush

The prosperity, and social vitality and technological progress of a people are directly determined by the extent of their liberty. Freedom honors and unleashes human creativity and creativity determines the strength and wealth of nations. Liberty is both the plan of Heaven for humanity, and the best hope for progress here on Earth.

George Walker Bush

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