Humanity Quotes

Humanity will one day be defined, not by the gifts we possess but the virtues we lack.

Unknown

It is appallingly obvious that our technology exceeds our humanity.

Albert Einstein

I am convinced all of humanity is born with more gifts than we know. Most are born geniuses and just get de-geniused rapidly.

Richard Buckminster Fuller

Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another

Jean Paul Richter

Humanity should question itself, once more, about the absurd and always unfair phenomenon of war, on whose stage of death and pain only remain standing the negotiating table that could and should have prevented it.

Pope John Paul II

All humanity is one undivided and indivisible family, and each one of us is responsible for the misdeeds of all the others. I cannot detach myself from the wickedest soul.

Mahatma Gandhi

The tragedy, the true catastrophe, is that humanity continues

Louis Wolfson

For humanity has moved forward to an era when wrong and slavery are being displaced, and reason and justice are being recognized as the rule of life.

Mary Ashton Livermore

Zeal without humanity is like a ship without a rudder, liable to be stranded at any moment

Owen Felltham

Humanism: an exaltation of freedom, but one limited by our need to exercise it as an integral part of nature and society

John Ralston Saul

The true grandeur of humanity is in moral elevation, sustained, enlightened and decorated by the intellect of man

Charles Sumner

A sweet new blossom of humanity, fresh fallen from God's own home, to flower on earth

Gerald Massey

Humanity is on the march, earth itself is left behind.

David Ehrenfeld

In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.

Thurgood Marshall

I believe in humanity. We are an incredible species. We're still just a child creature, we're still being nasty to each other. And all children go through those phases. We're growing up, we're moving into adolescence now. When we grow up - man, we're going to be something!

Gene Roddenberry

If everyone howled at every injustice, every act of barbarism, every act of unkindness, then we would be taking the first step towards a real humanity.

Nelson DeMille

Humanity needs practical men, who get the most out of their work, and, without forgetting the general good, safeguard their own interests. But humanity also needs dreamers, for whom the disinterested development of an enterprise is so captivating that it becomes impossible for them to devote their care to their own material profit.

Marie Curie

From now on it is only through a conscious choice and through a deliberate policy that humanity can survive.

Pope John Paul II

Humanity is the keystone that holds nations and men together. When that collapses, the whole structure crumbles. This is as true of baseball teams as any other pursuit in life.

Connie Mack

Humanity is never more sphinxlike than when it is expressing itself

Rebecca West

We forge gradually our greatest instrument for understanding the world - introspection. We discover that humanity may resemble us very considerably - that the best way of knowing the inwardness of our neighbors is to know ourselves.

Walter Lippmann

Everybody thinks of changing humanity and nobody thinks of changing himself.

Leo Tolstoy

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.

Dalai Lama

One should not be afraid of humans.Well, I am not afraid of humans, but of what is inhuman in them.

Ivo Andric

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Updated On : March 31, 2014
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