Humanity Quotes

If you really want to love humanity, then you have to love humanity as it is now.

Sri Chinmoy

Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.

Pandurang Shastri Vaijnath Athavale

A jealous lover of human liberty, deeming it the absolute condition of all that we admire and respect in humanity, I reverse the phrase of Voltaire, and say that, if God really existed, it would be necessary to abolish him.

Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin

If the only significant history of human thought were to be written, it would have to be the history of its successive regrets and its impotences.

Albert Camus

Destroying human life in the hopes of saving human life is not ethical...

George Walker Bush

Be helpful, even if it compromises you.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

Benevolence is the characteristic element of humanity.

Confucius

Man is not the most majestic of the creatures; long before the mammals even, the dinosaurs were far more splendid. But he has what no other animal possesses: a jigsaw of faculties, which alone, over three thousand million years of life, made him creative. Every animal leaves traces of what he was. Man alone leaves traces of what he created.

Jacob Bronowski

What in Gods name is it worth to be human, if we have to be saved from ourselves by a machine?

John Kilian Houston Brunner

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

Karl Georg Bchner

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

Henri-Frdric Amiel

If we continue to think and live as if we belong only to different cultures and different religions, with separate missions and goals, we will always be in self-defeating competition with each other. Once we realize we are all members of humanity, we will want to compete in the spirit of love.

Muhammad Ali

When thou callest another a fool, as thou must, sometimes, yet do not forget that thou thyself hast been the supreme fool in humanity.

Sri Aurobindo

Respect is the lifeblood of progress, and the safe harbor of humanitys great aspirations.

Bryant McGill

Jesus' teachings were never set before his followers as a finality. God has dealt with Humanity as we deal with children. He has given to everyage Truths adapted to their development.

Benjamin Fish Austin

Trusting government nowadays means dividing humanity into two classes: those who can be trusted with power to run other peoples lives, and those who cannot even be trusted to run their own lives.

James Bovard

Homogenization sterilizes. It's the sum of cultures and languages that makes humanity.

Pierre Bourgault

Revolution is like the daughters of Pelias: it cuts humanity to pieces in order to rejuvenate it.

Karl Georg Bchner

Humanity-attached-to-the-task-of-changing-the-world, which is only a single and fragmentary aspect of humanity, will itself be changed in humanity-as-entirety.

Georges Bataille

Wouldn't it have been better to change humanity so it no longer desired to destroy itself?

Orson Scott Card

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

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

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

Madonna Louise Ciccone

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

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Updated On : March 31, 2014
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