Humanity Quotes

Palestine belongs to the Arabs in the same sense that England belongs to the English or France to the French. It is wrong and inhuman to impose the Jews on the Arabs... Surely it would be a crime against humanity to reduce the proud Arabs so that Palestine can be restored to the Jews partly or wholly as their national home..

Mahatma Gandhi

The strides of humanity are slow, they can only be counted in centuries.

Karl Georg Bchner

Ideas consume the ages as passions consume men. When man is cured, humanity may possibly cure itself.

Honor de Balzac

It is not in giving life but in risking life that man is raised above the animal; that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills.

Simone de Beauvoir

Fanaticism obliterates the feelings of humanity.

Gibbon, Edward

The tragedy, the true catastrophe, is that humanity continues.

Louis Wolfson

If I knew something that would serve my country but would harm mankind, I would never reveal it; for I am a citizen of humanity first and by necessity, and a citizen of France second, and only by accident.

Charles de Montesquieu

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

Robert Alan

I have already mentioned that recent years have brought with them much disillusionment concerning what has so far been achieved by humanity.

Hjalmar Branting

When indignation takes possession of his mind - and it is easily excited - his disposition becomes malevolent. He hates with the bitterest contempt. But as soon as he has indulged those feelings, he regains the humanity which he had lost - from the immediate impulse of provocation - and repents deeply. So that his mind is continually making the most sudden transitions - from good to evil, from evil to good. A state of such perpetual tumult must be attended with the misery of restless inconsistency. He laments his want of tranquillity and speaks of the power of application to composing studies, as a blessing placed beyond his attainment, which he regrets.

Annabella Milbanke

Humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.

Ralph Ellison

One must love humanity in order to reach out into the unique essence of each individual no one can be too low or too ugly.

Georg Buchner

Liberty, equality - bad principles! The only true principle for humanity is justice; and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness.

Henri Frederic Amiel

To go beyond the bounds of moderation is to outrage humanity.

Blaise Pascal

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty

Mahatma Gandhi
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