Mankind Quotes

Man is more than an animal only in that he finds expression for the beautiful.

John Carroll

The true science and study of man is man.

Pierre Charron

Man at his best is a system-breaker, an iconoclast seeking not only variety, but destruction.

John Carroll

Yes Truth may be, but 'tis not Here; mankind must seek and find it There, But Where nor I nor you can tell, nor aught earth-mother ever bare. Enough to think that Truth can be: come sit we where the roses glow, Indeed he knows not how to know who knows not also how to 'unknow.'

Sir Richard Francis Burton

A nice man would feel ashamed even before a dog.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Mankind has conceived history as a series of battles; hitherto it has considered fighting as the main thing in life.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Man is a robot with defects.

Emil Cioran

Man is a creature of hope and invention, both of which believe the idea that things cannot be changed.

Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.

The superior man is satisfied and composed; the mean man is always full of distress.

Confucius

Man started out on the wrong foot. the misadventure in paradise was the first consequence. The rest had to follow.

Emil Cioran

The scrupulous and the just, the noble, humane, and devoted natures; the unselfish and the intelligent may begin a movement but it passes away from them. They are not the leaders of a revolution. They are its victims.

Joseph Conrad

Nothing can be surprising any more or impossible or miraculous, now that Zeus, father of the Olympians has made night out of noonday, hiding the bright sunlight, and . . . fear has come upon mankind. After this, men can believe anything, expect anything. Don't any of you be surprised in future if land beasts change places with dolphins and go to live in their salty pastures, and get to like the sounding waves of the sea more than the land, while the dolphins prefer the mountains.

Archilochus

I beg of Thee, O my Best Beloved, to pardon me and those who earnestly seek to promote Thy Cause; Thou art indeed the One Who forgiveth the sins of all mankind.

The Bab

We must not forget that mankind depends largely on animals, therefore we have a responsibilty for their welfare. If we destroy them - we destroy ourselves.

Begum Aga Khan

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Updated On : March 24, 2014
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