Quotation Explorer - 'Beings'

All human beings should try to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why. - James Thurber
I have found little that is 'good' about human beings on the whole. In my experience most of them are trash, no matter whether they publicly subscribe to this or that ethical doctrine or to none at all. - Sigmund Freud
They (who) seek to establish systems of government based on the regimentation of all human beings by a handful of individual rulers. . . call this a new order. It is not new and it is not order.
Women are mysterious beings in which lie strange delights. - Stefan Emunds
One thing is clear to me: we, as human beings, must be willing to accept people who are different from ourselves. - Barbara Jordan
Shine forth your light before all beings. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
What makes the Arabs suitable candidates for democracy is their heritage as human beings, not their specific cultural or historical antecedents. - Gwynne Dyer
Let us be kind and compassionate to all beings. Everyone wants to enjoy their lives, everyone has sufferings, and everyone wants peace and happiness. - Debasish Mridha
Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err. It passes my comprehension how human beings, be they ever so experienced and able, can delight in depriving other human beings of that precious right. - Mahatma Gandhi
Who is more humble? The scientist who looks at the universe with an open mind and accepts whatever the universe has to teach us, or somebody who says everything in this book must be considered the literal truth and never mind the fallibility of all the human beings involved? - Carl Sagan
We ,human beings, are strong because we are capable of change - Sandesh limbu
The attempt to force human beings to despise themselves is what I call hell. - André Malraux
144461I know very little having to do with human beings that doesn't also have to do with connection. We want to be noticed, we want to be good enough, we want friends, and we want to be loved. We want our place to stand. - Chris Crutcher
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy. - Meryl Streep
All positive interactions with other human beings involve, to some degree, the experience of visibility-- that is, the experience of being seen and understood. - Nathaniel Branden
When people attempt to rebel against the iron logic of Nature, they come into conflict with the very same principles to which they owe their existence as human beings. Their actions against Nature must lead to their own downfall. - Adolf Hitler
Opposites attract only in non-living things like seen in a positively-charged cation and negatively-charged anion; but in a living beings, the attraction is ONLY seen in between the same/similar character, positive or negative, people. - Anuj Somany
Human beings are not the central focus of the world. We may dominate the world, but just like all other creatures we have to fit in and struggle to survive. - Wendo L.
There exist only three beings worthy of respect: the priest, the soldier, the poet. To know, to kill, to create. - Charles Baudelaire
Love transports mortal beings to the existential plane of spiritual eternity transcending the emotional, mental, and physical limitations of an inaccurately perceived finite existence. - Ken Poirot
We are Not a Human Beings having a spiritual experience : we are spiritual beings having a Human Experience ! - Suraj Dahal
If my work has a theme, I suspect it is a simple one: that most human beings are inescapably alone, and therein lies their tragedy. - Richard Yates
Using love as a bait and replacing respect with ego-pampering makes you a skillful social animal; unfortunately, all kinds of animals are less evolved than human beings. Would you like to evolve? - Saurabh Sharma
We are beings only in the extent of Our Life's Illusion. - Sorin Cerin
We’re beings toward death, we’re two-legged, linguistically-conscious creatures born between urine and feces whose body will one day be the culinary delight of terrestrial worms. - Cornel West
Perhaps in the stillness of a summer night they will feel compelled to walk barefoot down a moonlit country road and search for the magic that connects all beings in the Circle of Life. - Autumn Morning Star
In so far as the culture industry arouses a feeling of well-being that the world is precisely in that order suggested by the culture industry, the substitute gratification which it prepares for human beings cheats them out of the same happiness which it deceitfully projects. - Theodor W. Adorno
It is by no means self-evident that human beings are most real when most violently excited; violent physical passions do not in themselves differentiate men from each other, but rather tend to reduce them to the same state. - Thomas Elliot
Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all- the apathy of human beings.
One of the strange things about human beings is that they value only that which has a price. - Nepoleon Hill
Black Friday (AKA Zombie Apocalypse)Is an event of subset half-dead human like beings confronted with ravenous bloodthirsty monsters preparing to pummel down the doors mid-afternoon on Thanksgiving Day. - Sage R Fury
Each of us has his own inner concentration camp... We must deal with, with forgiveness and patience-as full human beings, as we are and what we will become. - Viktor E. Frankl
Only the liberation of the natural capacity for love in human beings can master their sadistic destructiveness. - Wilhelm Reich
All human beings, as we meet them, are commingled out of good and evil. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Love alone is capable of uniting living beings in such a way as to complete and fulfill them, for it alone takes and completes them by what is deepest in themselves.
I'll tell you, too, that's starting to depress me about UFO's, about the fact that they cross galaxies, or wherever they come from to visit us, and always end up in places like Fife, Alabama. Maybe these are not super-intelligent beings, man. - Bill Hicks
We must throw out the old, fear-based thought-forms and evolve, and begin to live as higher beings of compassion. - Bryant McGill
Human beings are co-partners with deity in the project of being. This is the basis of all magic. - Terence McKenna
Human beings have an inalienable right to invent themselves. - Germaine Greer
Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. - Nelson Mandela
Feminism is the radical notion that women are human beings. - Cheris Kramarae
We’re beings towards death, we’re featherless two-legged linguistically conscious creatures born between urine and feces whose bodies will one day be the culinary delight of terrestrial worms. That’s us. - Cornel West
It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquillity: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it. - Charlotte Bronte
We would not be ashamed of doing some of the things we do in private, if the number of sane human beings who do them in public were large enough. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Cleanliness beings with purity of your own mind, thoughts and heart. - Vishwas Chavan
Because everybody has a conscience, whether or not we can be great beings is not determined merely by its presence in us . Instead, it is determined by the choice to acknowledge its presence and follow its lead - Ilchi Lee
Take your well-disciplined strengths, stretch them between the two great opposing poles, because inside human beings is where God learns. - Rainer Maria Rilke
Perfection is an everlasting goal to pursue. It reminds us that we are mortal beings capable of making mistakes. When we correct them, it gives us an opportunity to become better people. - Ellen J. Barrier
When we read stories of heroes, we identify with them. We take the journey with them. We see how the obstacles almost overcome them. We see how they grow as human beings or gain qualities or show great qualities of strength and courage and with them, we grow in some small way - Sam Raimi
We all can't be Rich, but we can be civilized human beings to each other. - Saleem Durrani
Education is the key to progress and success for human beings and for a nation. - Debasish Mridha
We human beings regard ourselves as (or compare ourselves to) animals only when it suits us. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Human beings can reach such desperate solitude that they may cross a boundary beyond which words cannot serve, and at such moments there is nothing left for them but to bark. - Anaïs Nin
Any technological advance can be dangerous. Fire was dangerous from the start, and so (even more so) was speech - and both are still dangerous to this day - but human beings would not be human without them. - Isaac Asimov
Only that 'holy' book which teaches you to love all beings - animals or human things - read. Another one, idiots do, You let go, God speed. - Fakeer Ishavardas
We have, as human beings, a storytelling problem. We're a bit too quick to come up with explanations for things we don't really have an explanation for. - Malcolm Gladwell
Design is directed toward human beings. To design is to solve human problems by identifying them and executing the best solution. - Ivan Chermayeff
We cannot despair of humanity, since we ourselves are human beings. - Albert Einstein
As long as Man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings, he will never know health or peace. For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other. Indeed, he who sows the seed of murder and pain cannot reap joy and love. - Pythagoras
Human beings are by nature political animals - Aristotle
Yes, please leave us, the mere presence of beings like yourselves is intensely painful to us. - Gene L. Coon
Morality is just a fiction used by the herd of inferior human beings to hold back the few superior men. - Friedrich Nietzsche
True freedom exists beyond the bounds of our faculty of reason because rational beings can only reason practical freedoms even if first conceived in theory or as an idea. - Adam Kovacevic
When it comes to things such as sugar and rice, most people believe that brown is superior to white. But when it comes to human beings, they believe that the opposite is true. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Whoever that came up with the idea of people having to have 'a dream' sure knew how to keep these creatures called human beings preoccupied. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Perversion is a sleeping monster; art is a fanning mistress. Art serves the perversion that is deep and often dormant within human beings. - Thiruman Archunan
Human beings tend to be unable to estimate how biased they are. - Jean-François Manzoni
Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all - the apathy of human beings. - Helen Keller
Nothing we human beings do is without emotion.
Our bodies are made of supernova dust, the epitome of ultimate destruction and shatter. And though we are whole, beings with bodies and souls, with cosmos in our eyes and black heart holes, we love as fiercely as the force of creation. - Hubert Martin
Authors are supernatural beings. They exist in the world, also in worlds they create, and in the worlds of other authors they read. - Lani Brown
We are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey. - Stephen R. Covey
These two beings, who had loved each other so exclusively, and with so touching a love, and who had lived so long for each other, were now suffering beside one another and through one another; without speaking of it, without harsh feeling, and smiling all the while. - Victor Hugo
four geological eras had to pass so that human beings would be able to outsing the birds and die for love. - Gabriel García Márquez
Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's; and unto God the things that are God's; and unto human beings, what? - Stanislaw J. Lec
Please hold onto your kindess, we share the world with many selfish beings And we need open hearts to create change. - Nikki Rowe
Even heaven and hell arise just as we think they should be for we are each beings of consciousness creating our own reality. - Jay Woodman
If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems, as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses, as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive, then they thrive and grow to their capabilities.
Human beings are primarily defined by what we desire, not what we know. - David Brooks
Thanks to TV and for the convenience of TV, you can only be one of two kinds of human beings, either a liberal or a conservative. - Kurt Vonnegut
I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels. - Pearl S. Buck
The contact between beings is established only by mute presence, by apparent non-communication, by that mysterious and wordless exchange which resembles inward prayer. - Emil Cioran
The respect + love for humanity that's why I travel.We are all special and gifted beings, no matter our religious differences. The message should be peace,love and prosperity. There should be no adversity but solidarity. - Henry Johnson Jr
A poet, any real poet, is simply an alchemist who transmutes his cynicism regarding human beings into an optimism regarding the moon, the stars, the heavens, and the flowers, to say nothing of the spring, love, and dogs. - George Jean Nathan
Maybe I did hurt him, but I don’t think I could have hurt him much. He was one of the best-protected human beings who ever lives. People couldn’t get at him because he just wasn’t interested in people. - Kurt Vonnegut
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create. - Maria Montessori
I believe that to meet the challenge of the next century, human beings will have to develop a greater sense of universal responsibility. Each of us must learn to work not just for his or her own self, family or nation, but for the benefit of all mankind.
We need not take refuge in supernatural gods to explain our saints and sages and heroes and statesmen, as if to explain our disbelief that mere unaided human beings could be that good or wise. - Abraham H. Maslow
For me, reading is so much more. Books teach you how other people think, and what they're feeling, and how they change from ordinary beings to extraordinary ones. Often they are so appealing and intelligent, you'd rather spend time reading about them than doing anything else. - Jennifer Kaufman
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other. - Meryl Streep
We as humans tend to overlook lesser beings and things, but we should instead come to love and respect them. - Sandranil Biswas
Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings.
Irony: Taking a 170-year-old envy-based "philosophy," which has led to the murder of several hundred million human beings and the oppression of billions more, and calling it "progressive". - Larken Rose
I don’t want my ‘part’ taken! I haven’t ‘got’ a part! I hate the stupid geometrical figures by which people try to understand the emotions of others, imposing hard straight lines - or ‘sides’ as they call them - onto tender curvaceous human beings who have none. - Frances Partridge
We as human beings lower our vibration everytime we react with the emotional attachment of what is only suppose to be a lesson through life. - Nikki Rowe
But without doubts, without a standpoint reached through questionings, human beings can't acquire knowledge. - Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Water is sacred to all Human Beings. If you do not have water, you cannot have life. I always remember to honor and pour the water because it is traditional. - Autumn Morning Star
When I view all beings not as special creations, but as the lineal descendants of some few beings which lived long before the first bed of the Cambrian system was deposited, they seem to me to become ennobled. - Charles Darwin
The newest computer can merely compound, at speed, the oldest problem in the relations between human beings, and in the end the communicator will be confronted with the old problem, of what to say and how to say it. - Edward R. Murrow
The willingness to challenge hardships taps the power within human beings to transform even a place of tragedy into a stage for fulfilling one's mission. - Daisaku Ikeda
We are human beings with divine spirit. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Violence is not the answer, it doesn’t work any more. We are at the end of the worst century in which the greatest atrocities in the history of the world have occurred... The nature of human beings must change. We must cultivate love and compassion. - Martin Scorsese
When I say that we are spiritual beings that means that every human being has a universal consciousness. That universal awareness is our spirit, but we have different mindsets. Mind is a creation of society. - Debasish Mridha
Children are living beings - more living than grown-up people who have built shells of habit around themselves. Therefore it is absolutely necessary for their mental health and development that they should not have mere schools for their lessons, but a world whose guiding spirit is personal love. - Rabindranath Tagore
Real literature is something much better than a harmless instrument for getting through idle hours. The purpose of great literature is to help us to develop into full human beings. - Russell Kirk
I am persuaded that normal human beings are biologically built for an activity that is aimed toward a goal and that idleness, or aimless work (like Auschwitz's Arbeit), gives rise to suffering and to atrophy. - Primo Levi
Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid. Human beings are incredibly slow, inaccurate, and brilliant. Together they are powerful beyond imagination. - Albert Einstein
The universe is not for man alone, but is a theater of evolution for all living beings. Live and let live is its guiding principle. 'Ahimsa Paramo Dharmah' - Non-injury is the highest religion. - Virchand Gandhi
Can anyone actually find a replacement for a lost loved one?Isn't there a difference between things and human beings? - honeya
It's not the suffering that wears you down and defeats you, it's the meaningless suffering. There's no limit to what human beings will put up with if they think it all has a purpose; there's no limit to what they'll sacrifice - William John Watkins
All beings are vast multidimensional masters. They may be exploring divinity or limitation, but they are masters nonetheless. Then it becomes ok to simply allow them their process. - Ariel Tachi-ren
We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings. Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Resistance and change often begin in art, and very often in our art, the art of words. - Ursula K. Le Guin
Human beings are never to be treated as a means but always as ends. - Immanuel Kant
Words are one of the most powerful things given to human beings. In the hands of artists who can use them properly they are like weapons of mass construction. - Eric T. Benoit
Faith and reason are indeed complementary faculties that we use to think about the truth. When any winged creature (or mechanism) tries to fly on just one wing, it falls to the ground. In a similar way, when we human beings try to wing it with just one faculty, we crash. - Scott Hahn
Compassion for humanity begins with compassion and respect for all beings. - Jeffrey A. White
If we really are spiritual beings living a physical existence, then we have incredible power. - Sue Fitzmaurice
I pray for all of us, oppressor and friend,that together we may succeed in building a better worldthrough human understanding and love,and that in doing so we may reducethe pain and suffering of all sentient beings. - Dalai Lama XIV
People are talking about immigration, emigration and the rest of the fucking thing. It's all fucking crap. We're all human beings, we're all mammals, we're all rocks, plants, rivers. Fucking borders are just such a pain in the fucking arse. - Shane MacGowan
We have a choice. We have two options as human beings. We have a choice between conversation and war. That's it. Conversation and violence. And faith is a conversation stopper. - Sam Harris
As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world - that is the myth of the atomic age - as in being able to remake ourselves. - Mahatma Gandhi
We are all beings of our own creation. - B.C. Sirrom
Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky. - Rainer Maria Rilke
I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in human beings. - Pearl S. Buck
With a little care for each other in the business world,we create a better one. A world in which human beings look after their fellow humans. - kamil Toume
Human beings may be inconsistent, but human nature is true to itself - John Jakes
We are the guardians of our beings. - Tehya Sky
We stand before a burning bush whenever other human beings share with us something of their relationship with God or something of the movements of their hearts. In such moments may we always realize that we stand on holy ground - Margaret Silf
The surname of an atheist is compound unfortunate plus being, therefore unfortunate-beings, making all atheists unfortunate beings because human beings are created by God and not products of big bang atoms undergoing evolution. - S. E. Entsua-Mensah
The ability to make love frivolously is the chief characteristic which distinguishes human beings from the beasts. - Heywood Broun
I envision a world in which the vast majority of us are actively striving toward our potential as human beings by spending our lives serving others through mediums we are most passionate. - Chris Matakas
Dickens enjoyed human beings as he found them, unregenerate, peculiar and incorrigibly themselves. - John N. Gray
I have found little that is good about human beings. In my experience most of them, on the whole, are trash. - Sigmund Freud
Art is a positive "FORCE" that bring beings together for the common good. Only the people who had lost a piece of themselves can create the unimaginary. - Henry Johnson Jr
the greatest evil perpetrated is the evil committed by nobodies, that is, by human beings who refuse to be persons - Hannah Arendt
When opponents of evolution object that human beings are not mere apes, they are correct. We are also part bee. - Jonathan Haidt
With an attitude of respect and concern for other beings, we can create an atmosphere of happiness, real harmony and real brotherhood. - Zahid Abas
Human beings are not primarily thinking creatures. We are creatures driven by our loves. - Matt Chandler
Many people genuinely do not wish to be saints, and it is possible that some who achieve or aspire to sainthood have never had much temptation to be human beings. - George Orwell
God will judge us by what we did to relieve the suffering of our fellow human beings. I don't think God cares what doctrine we embrace. - Abraham Verghese
Freedom cannot recognize as law the commands and doctrines of other human beings. - Joseph BH McMillan
Leprechauns are not twee beings dreamed up by the tourist board, but warriors of legend. That name comes from the Celtic god of commerce and war, Lugh. Their mission, their life’s work, is to protect the gold. What better way to hide it than to become a joke, a story nobody takes seriously? - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
There will come a time, when all of us are dead. All of us. There will come a time when there are no human beings remaining to remember that anyone ever existed or that our species ever did anything.
There are no perfect human beings and even those who we pray such as Allah, Buddha, Jesus, Krishna among others, were not perfect. - Santosh Kalwar
Contemplating this suffering which is unbearable to us, and is unbearable to others, too, can produce awake mind, which arises from the compassion that wishes to free all living beings from suffering. - Dalai Lama XIV
Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy. - Wendell Berry
If success or failure of this planet and of human beings depended on how I am and what I do... HOW WOULD I BE? WHAT WOULD I DO? - R. Buckminster Fuller
Human beings are born into this little span of life of which the best thing is its friendships and intimacies and yet they leave their friendships and intimacies with no cultivation, to grow as they will by the roadside, expecting them to "keep" by force of mere inertia. - William James
We are eternal beings, existing in time. - Shilpa Menon
He loved humankind dearly and with all his heart, but he disliked most human beings. - David Guterson
You can't measure the mutual affection of two human beings by the number of words they exchange. - Milan Kundera
The way of war was the invention of heavenly beings. - Toba Beta
We are spiritual beings - indestructible, immaterial and safe. - Donna Goddard
The real you is not sad, angry, depressed, ashamed, hurt, bitter or lost. These things are not real. They feel real but they're not. As spiritual beings living a brief human existence, this is not who we are. We are beautiful, radiant, joyful and loving. - Sue Fitzmaurice
The insufferable arrogance of human beings to think that Nature was made solely for their benefit, as if it was conceivable that the sun had been set afire merely to ripen men's apples and head their cabbages. - Cyrano de Bergerac
Something is wrong here: sex has been with us since the human race began its existence, yet I would estimate that 90 percent of human beings still suffer enormous inhibitions in this area. - Xaviera Hollander
…all the evils of ours spring from the tyranny of human beings. - George Orwell
It may be irrational of me, but human beings are quite my favorite species. - Doctor Who
We are Spirit Beings walking around in fleshly attire. - M. Diane Peer
Humans beings always do the most intelligent thing…after they’ve tried every stupid alternative and none of them have worked - R. Buckminster Fuller
Here's how you think about it: Together you constructed many things throughout your life. Then her body disappeared, but the constructions still remain. Human beings die: That's natural. But to accept her death is to lose all hope. - Michael Paterniti
Logic in all its infinite potential, is the most dangerous of vices. For one can always find some form of logic to justify his action, and rest comfortably in the assurance, that what he did abides by reason. That is why, for us brittle beings, Intention is the only true weapon of peace. - Ilyas Kassam
The world does not speak. Only we do. The world can, once we have programmed ourselves with a language, cause us to hold beliefs. But it cannot propose a language for us to speak. Only other human beings can do that. - Richard M. Rorty
Zoo: An excellent lace to study the habits of human beings - Evan Esar
But, deep in her heart she knew more than what the words read or heard seemed to say. She knew that every letter in every word in every war bulletin was, somewhere, first written in blood of men, of human beings, who had once smiled and sung songs, eaten, drunk, slept and loved. - Kate Seredy
If human beings are the most intelligent creatures on earth, why is it that the other less intelligent creatures realise themselves in their group of spieces that they are the same despite the difference in colour or condition, while humam beings don't - Nathanael Kanyinga
You can never be fully human unless you've discovered the humanity in other human beings. Don't close your eyes to the injustices of your own country by trying to solve the injustices of another country. That's an evasion of Christian responsibility. - Beyers Naudé
The emotional states are liberated inside water, we calm down emotionally, we become more sensitive, we are able to "touch" deeper ourselves and other beings. Empathy is echoing back to us giving subtle vibrations from the realm of the senses. Find your water ~ - Grigoris Deoudis
When animals do something noble we say they are behaving ‘like humans’. When humans do something disgusting we say they are behaving ‘like animals’. Clumsy use of the English language perpetuates the myth that animals are inferior and disposable beings. - Phillip Wollen
I really feel that people who have problem with Lesbians‬, Gays‬ and Transgenders‬, should be blessed with any one of them Only to realize that they are human beings too..Let them live peacefully for gods sake! - honeya
Neuroanatomy, political history, and introspection all offer evidence that human beings are quite capable of resisting the urge to surrender to every impulse of reptilian core of brain. - Carl Sagan
As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is up to us.
It is unfortunate that when you want to make some people feel like human beings, they begin to take you as an animal. - Michael Bassey Johnson
...how absurd human beings are and how magnificent. - Benjamin Zander
Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages. - Thomas A. Edison
The only thing that guarantees an open-ended collaboration among human beings, the only thing that guarantees that this project is truly open-ended, is a willingness to have our beliefs and behaviors modified by the power of conversation. - Sam Harris
Human beings feel an obligation to have a definate opinion on issues they can never truly know. They need to learn to be satisfied with "I don't know". - Nathanie Randall
There lies before us, if we choose, continual progress in happiness, knowledge and wisdom. Shall we instead choose death, because we cannot forget our quarrels? I appeal as a human being to human beings; remember your humanity, and forget the rest. - Bertrand Russell
Human beings are perhaps never more frightening than when they are convinced beyond doubt that they are right. - Laurens Van der Post
We all ought to be like little children in the way we treat each other as human beings; quick to forgive, slow to offend, children are friends to each other irrespective of their gender, religion, and color. - Paul Bamikole
I feel like these characters, these places, these beings and plots, and even these inanimate objects are counting on me for survival. It’s my responsibility to reveal them to the world, to show my readers the names of these things, to show them their histories and stories. - Nicholas Trandahl
Lies are living beings; once they get hold of you they never let go - rassool jibraeel snyman
THE DISAPPOINTED MAN SPEAKS.--I sought great human beings, I never found anything but the APES of their ideal. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Saints love all beings. They love even those who attempt to harm them. - Radhe Maa
If you are not vegan, please consider going vegan. It’s a matter of nonviolence. Being vegan is your statement that you reject violence to other sentient beings, to yourself, and to the environment, on which all sentient beings depend. - Gary L. Francione
Our task and challenge as human beings is to appreciate, in the same instant, both the infinite significance and absolute insignificance of life. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Believe in human beings - not all are good, but deep down all can be. But that doesn't mean you need to hang around crappy people and try to turn them around. - Jonas Eriksson
♥♀♥ Let Us Nuture And Support Our *Girls* Of This World And Beyond!?! Because; As You Know, They Grow Up To Be The Angelic Beings We Know As: ~WoMen~ ♥♀♥ - Aisare NoMon
Where they have burned books, they will end in burning human beings. - Heinrich Heine
Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less in human beings of whom they know nothing. - Voltaire
Or what about the statue in California currently said to be crying bloody tears? Why worry about the alleged weeping of a plaster effigy when so many actual human beings have reason to cry? - Anna Quindlen
Most human beings come into the world and leave it with nothing to show they ever lived. - Tim Gilmore
You would not think that birds who have no brain at all could become so friendly. I swear some of them are more intelligent than many humans, but that says more about our fellow beings than it does about the birds. - Elizabeth Aston
Human beings are very unpredictable in relations and there are no written agreements... Unlike in business transactions... - honeya
Capitalist production...was necessary to develop the productive forces of society to a level which will make possible an equal development worthy of human beings for all members of society. All earlier forms of society were too poor for this. - Friedrich Engels
For more irresponsible that human beings can be, nature always finds (not always healthy) a way to teach us how to be treated. - Da Anunciação Marco
God and Jesus are supernatural beings and a paranormal experience. - Jenna Alatari
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. - Douglas Adams
Human beings cannot stand too much reality.
Human beings who blind themselves to human need make themselves less human.
Human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but ... life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves. - Gabriel García Márquez
The world's theologyThe world's theology is easy to define. It is the view . . . that human beings are basically good, that no one is really lost, that belief in Jesus Christ is not necessary for salvation."Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools." Romans 1:22 - James Montgomery Boice
You tried to change didn’t you? Closed your mouth more, tried to be softer, prettier, less volatile, less awake... You can’t make homes out of human beings. Someone should have already told you that. - Warsan Shire
We are nothing without compassion for others and for all other beings! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Time is but an illusion created by beings with limited perception. - Ken Poirot
The family is the basis of society. As the family is, so is the society, and it is human beings who make a family-not the quantity of them, but the quality of them. - Ashley Montagu
You learn eventually that, while there are no villains, there are no heroes either. And until you make the final discovery that there are only human beings, who are therefore all the more fascinating, you are liable to miss something. - Paul Gallico
Just because as human beings, what we can't have is what we reply in our head over and over again before we go to sleep. - Taylor Swift
If human beings were really progressive creatures, then all boys would be smarter, healthier, and, wealthier, than their grandfathers. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
As our larynxes descended, we were able to make sounds with our mouths in new and far more expressive ways. Verbal language soon overtook physical gesturing as the primary means of communication for all human beings except Italians. (Earth (The Book), p. 36) - Jon Stewart
The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal. - H. L. Mencken
The difference between machines and human beings is that human beings can be reproduced by unskilled labor. - Arthur C. Clarke
When you stop doing what insults your Soul, your Journey accelerates and your Life beings to fill with joy. - Sue Fitzmaurice
Human beings have never agreed whether or not there is only one universal or sacred divine entity in a supposedly glorious and transcendent place. - Duop Chak Wuol
[T]he vast majority of human beings are not interested in reason or satisfied with what it teaches. - Aldous Huxley
Our mind has its own ideal time, which is no other but the consciousness of the progressive development of our beings. - August Wilhelm Schlegel
If human beings cannot inhabit the earth, where else could they live? - Lailah Gifty Akita
We are energetic beings, all we do is filling voids. - Stefan Emunds
Only human beings have come to a point where they no longer know why they exist. - Lame Deer
I honestly do not know if love vanquishes death as our traditional faiths teach but I do know that our vulnerabilities trump our ideologies and that love leavens the purity and logic of our beliefs propelling us to connect as the fiercely gracious human beings we are. - Irwin Kula
I think it is the duty of all human beings, as intelligent and communicative beings, to learn all the ideas thought up before ours and use them as a means to think up new ones. - Jonathan Culver
We learn that there are in creation, Beings - perhaps very numerous - both good and evil. - Richard Whatley
Doctors says it is impossible to live without a heart, but is extremely unbelievable to see how many heartless humans are living in this strange world. Nothing is IMPOSSIBLE for humans beings, even living without a heart. - Angela ShahAnwar
Only a person who perceives that all human beings are important can become a great leader. - Auliq Ice
*Forever* is an illusion that human beings promise each other when they are horny, or, trying to appear holy. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives. - William James
The greatest revolution in our generation is that of human beings, who by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives. - Marilyn Ferguson
We tolerate shapes in human beings that would horrify us if we saw them in a horse.
When I write fiction, I struggle to decide the fate of two people created by my mind and spend countless hours to give them a happy ending. God, the Almighty has created infinite human beings till date and runs all our lives with such ease. He is the BEST WRITER of all. - Shahla Khan
The thought manifests as the word; The word manifests as the deed; The deed develops into habit; And habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care, And let it spring from love Born out of concern for all beings.
Sane and intelligent human beings are like all other human beings, and carefully and cautiously and diligently conceal their private real opinions from the world and give out fictitious ones in their stead for general consumption. - Mark Twain
For real human beings, the only realism is an embodied realism. - George Lakoff
In time the earth will be inhabited by almost god-like beings who shall analyze and discuss the remnants of humanity as we now discuss the chimpanzee. - Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Painting is an attempt to come to terms with life. There are as many solutions as there are human beings. - George Tooker
Let me be of service to all living beings. Let me be in faith that all my needs are taken care of. - Eileen Anglin
The progress of the world can certainly never come at all save by the modified action of the individual beings who compose the world. - George Eliot
Writers are like supreme beings. We can create worlds in a matter of days and we can destroy them just as fast. - Linda Nelson
The world is so closed off to the inner beings of ourselves, I refuse to ever lower my energies to that. - Nikki Rowe
But human beings are like that, she thought. We've replaced nearly all our emotions with fear. - Paulo Coelho
Beauty is a matter of perspective.Darling keep in mind that those standards that you’re trying so hard to meet were made by imperfect beings themselves. Love yourself more. - dandelionlady96
Enjoy the present, bid defiance to the future, laugh at all those reasonable beings who exercise their reason to avoid the misfortunes which they fear, destroying at the same time the pleasure that they might enjoy. - Giacomo Casanova
I have found little that is good about human beings. In my experience most of them are trash. - Sigmund Freud
Zoo: An excellent place to study the habits of human beings. - Evan Esar
If we define an American fascist as one who in case of conflict puts money and power ahead of human beings, then there are undoubtedly several million fascists in the United States. - Henry A. Wallace
Old Age homes are civilization's dumpsites for human beings who it cannot exploit further. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Whenever I happen to be in a city of any size, I marvel that riots do not break out everyday: Massacres, unspeakable carnage, a doomsday chaos. How can so many human beings coexist in a space so confined without hating each other to death? - Emil Cioran
It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when they have lost their way. - Rollo May
On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time. - George Orwell
Dependable human beings are not a resourceful one. - Henry Johnson Jr
Waking up is not a selfish pursuit of happiness, it is a revolutionary stance, from the inside out, for the benefit of all beings in existence. - Noah Levine
The creatures that inhabit this earth--be they human beings or animals--are here to contribute, each in its own particular way, to the beauty and prosperity of the world. - Dalai Lama XIV
Mindfulness isn’t inherently Eastern, just as electricity isn’t inherently Western. Mindfulness is a quality of presence that’s innate in all human beings. - Shamash Alidina
All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together. - Jack Kerouac
Only until all human beings begin to recognize themselves as human beings will prejudice be gone forever. People ask me what race I am, but there is no such thing as race. I just answer: "I’m a member of the human race. - Amelia Boynton Robinson
Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. And man can be as big as he wants. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings. - John F. Kennedy
if we could tax Americans' cognitive dissonance we could balance the budget. The American people want all kinds of incompatible things, they're human beings, and they want high services, low taxes, and an omnipresent, omniprominent welfare state. - George F. Will
Humans are, as Sartre put it, ‘condemned to be free’. To insist that science, or God, objectively defines moral values is to abandon our responsibility as human beings to make such judgments. - Kenan Malik
The reason that people start wars is because they still believe in their separation from life. But when you experience the wholeness with all living beings, you understand that hurting somebody else is just hurting yourself as we are all one on the spiritual level. - Swami Dhyan Giten
It is better to seek the glory of God than human beings. - Lailah Gifty Akita
An ID number is only there to 'identify' human beings. Use it to assume people’s intellect or wisdom at your own risk. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The world is a better place to live in because it contains human beings who will give up ease and security and stake their own lives in order to do what they themselves think worth doing. - Walter Lippmann
Human beings don’t necessarily exist inside of (or correspond to) the neat racial, gendered or national boxes into which we often unthinkingly place them.It’s a mistake to ask literature to reinforce such structures. Literature tends to crack them. Literature is where we free ourselves. - Mohsin Hamid
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted. - Aldous Huxley
Human beings are born with different capacities. If they are free, they are not equal. And if they are equal, they are not free. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Though we are emotional beings, we are not our emotions. Remember this the next time you find yourself struggling. - Kaiden Blake
But there is something about human beings that too often makes our love for the world look very much like hatred for it. - Marilynne Robinson
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
The animals known as human beings live in humongous condominium blocks, just going about their daily lives. I've come to realize that it's just a modern jungle. And I'm the girl who's wandered into the forest. - Inio Asano
You are perceptual beings with different vantage points and - it does not matter how much information is given - you cannot see beyond the vibrational limits of where you are standing. You cannot live or see or experience outside of your own individual beliefs. - Abraham Hicks
Humans are naturally scared and confused beings. They not only fear the unknown, as they live fearing themselves... - Luis Marques
It is the ultimate religion, through which all humans neuropsychologically morph into Buddhas, or Enlightened Beings. - Abhijit Naskar
The vast majority of human beings dislike and even actually dread all notions with which they are not familiar... Hence it comes about that at their first appearance innovators have generally been persecuted, and always derided as fools and madmen. - Aldous Huxley
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home. - Bill Cosby
The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animals. - H. L. Mencken
Human beings are nothing but intellectually organized closely interconnected interestingly and independently functioning trillions of atoms. We manipulate these atoms by our thoughts. At the same time, thoughts are the byproducts of complex interactions of these intelligent atoms. - Debasish Mridha
Everything is determined, the beginning as well as the end, by forces over which we have no control. It is determined for the insect, as well as for the star. Human beings, vegetables, or cosmic dust, we all dance to a mysterious tune, intoned in the distance by an invisible piper. - Albert Einstein
How few human beings, the major thought with a sigh, can exert by hard work, thrift, intelligence or any other virtue the slightest influence on their own destiny. - FARRELL J.G.
The right to lead a life free of fear is a fundamental right of all living beings. But this fundamental right is being brutally violated by humans in animal testing, meat and dairy industry, circus, zoos, aquariums, and sports. - Ama H. Vanniarachchy
The fundamental Law of The Universe states that all human beings are fundamentally the same and therefore have an equal right to live in equality. - Anthony Pan
All humans are sentient and sapient beings so they have the ability to perceive, think, and act using their knowledge, experience, insight, and conscience. - Debasish Mridha
I do not take advice or listen to the words of hypocrites or beings that are not self-realized. It's nothing personal. I am simply no fan of beings that try to sound wise, while trying to mask their imbecility. - Lionel Suggs
Having knowledge of an unethical act and allowing it to continue can spread a contagion that can affect multiple beings in society - Bertrand Russell
How silly then to imagine that the human mind, which is formed of the same elements as divine beings, objects to movement and change of abode, while the divine nature finds delight and even self-preservation in continual and very rapid change. - Seneca
Choose to see the 'good' in a person rather than pondering over the 'bad' ;human beings are but fallible.... - Henrietta Newton Martin
I am not convinced within myself that to its core and as a whole, humanity has, as some like to assume, progressed a great deal over the millennia. Human technology? Of course. Human beings? Hardly. - Criss Jami
It is vain to say human beings might be satisfied with tranquillity; they must have action, and they will make it if they can not find it. - Charlotte Bronte
But secretly I knew I had been transformed, moved by the revelation that human beings create art, that to be an artist was to see what others could not. - Patti Smith
Everything I do has a purpose, all of God's beings have a purpose. Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man. - Muhammad Ali
Reading is an activity of civilized beings. - Toba Beta
It is absurd to expect the inclinations and wishes of two human beings to coincide, through any long period of time. To oblige them to act and live together is to subject them to some inevitable potion of thwarting, bickering, and unhappiness. - William Godwin
A science fiction story is a story built around human beings, with a human problem and a human solution, which would not have happened at all without its scientific content. - Theodore Sturgeon
The Yogic scriptures say that God responds to the sacred prayers and efforts of human beings in any way whatsoever that mortals choose to worship - just so long as those prayers are sincere. - Elizabeth Gilbert
All sentient beings should have at least one right—the right not to be treated as property - Gary L. Francione
The Christian worldview, contra-postmodernism, understands language not as a Self-referential, merely human and ultimately arbitrary system of signs that is reducible to contingent cultural factors, but it has the gift of a rational God entrusted to beings made in his own image and likeness. - Douglas Groothuis
It is a cliche that human beings are fascinated by size--mountain peaks, high buildings, and whales. We are also amazed by miniatures--a flea on a mouse, a flea on a trapeze, the Last Supper carved on the head of a pin. - Rosamond Purcell
I was completely astonished by the beauty of nature. Our eyes see just a small fraction of the light in the world. It is a trick to make a colored world, which does not exist outside of human beings. - Albert Hofmann
Believe in life! Always human beings will live and progress to greater, broader and fuller life. - W. E. B. Du Bois
Contrary to popular opinion, we are all a vast brotherhood of human beings whose very survival hinges not on what we keep, but on what we give. And it is in the giving that we not only survive to live another day, but we thrive to celebrate another day. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Human beings are the only creatures who are allowed to fail. If an ant fails, it's dead. But we're allowed to learn from our mistakes and from our failures. And that's how I learn, by falling flat on my face and picking myself up and starting all over again. - Madeleine L'Engle
All beings seek for happiness; so let your compassion extend itself to all. - Mahavamsa
human beings are human beings, just treat everyone like that. - Hayley Williams
Anxiety can make anybody act nasty, big or small. You will be tested for your strength, and if you are seen as too weak, you will sometimes be treated abusively, discarded and avoided. I'm not saying that this should happen. I'm simply describing human beings as they are. - Cory Duchesne
It is the creative potential itself in human beings that is the image of God. - Mary Daly
We have been pretending for a long time to be limited beings. - Raphael Zernoff
...Human beings, little bags of thinking water held up briefly by fragile accumulations of calcium... - Terry Pratchett
That is what marriage really means: helping one another to reach the full status of being persons, responsible and autonomous beings who do not run away from life. - Paul Tournier
Unlike human beings, computers possess the truly profound stupidity of the inanimate.
Perhaps in the pursuit of happiness, men and women take somewhat different paths. And, isn't it more than a little patronizing to suggest that most....women are not free? They're not self-determining human beings? - Christina Hoff Sommers
ALL human beings are equal no matter their race,social, political and economic status. No one can eat, excrete, sleep, bear your pains and die your death for you no matter your might. - Oppong Amankwaa
Immortal beings have been compared to stars, these are existences that linger on long after the death of the thing itself. - Zeena Schreck
On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good and not quite all the time. - George Orwell
What actions are most excellent? To gladden the heart of human beings, to feed the hungry, to help the afflicted, to lighten the sorrow of the sorrowful, and to remove the sufferings of the injured.
No doubt alcohol, tobacco, and so forth, are things that a saint must avoid, but sainthood is a thing that human beings must avoid. - George Orwell
It is the imagination that argues for the Divine Spark within human beings. It is literally a decent of the World's Soul into all of us. - Terence McKenna
People give pain, are callous and insensitive, empty and cruel...but place heals the hurt, soothes the outrage, fills the terrible vacuum that these human beings make. - Eudora Welty
Science may have found a cure for most evils, but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all--the apathy of human beings. - Helen Keller
We, human beings , are strong because we are capable of change . - Sandesh Hukpachongbang
. . . human beings . . . [are] divided into "book benders" and "non-book benders." The former are happier. - Fausto Brizzi
Human beings are born for peace; they like to grow up in peace. They like to raise their children in peace, and they like to say goodbye to this beautiful life in peace. Then why are we always preparing for war? - Debasish Mridha
What the trees can do handsomely-greening and flowering, fading and then the falling of leaves-human beings cannot do with dignity, let alone without pain. - Martha Gellhorn
Love is the grounding of our existence as humans and is the basic emotioning in our systemic identity as human beings. - Humberto R. Maturana
I hope for peace on earth and for all beings to realise their inner potential. - Nikki Rowe
I know most people want others to have good lives, and, when they understand the situation, they will do what they can to steer the world back toward kindness. This is when human beings, I believe, are most admirable. - Daoud Hari
A man is seated on top of a tree in the midst of a burning forest. He sees all living beings perish. But he doesn’t realize that the same fate is soon to overtake him also. That man is fool. - Mahavira
Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings. - John F. Kennedy
Walk through life eager and open to self-improvement and that which is going to best help you evolve, because that's really why were here: to evolve as human beings. - Oprah Winfrey
We are human, and nothing is more interesting to us than humanity. The appeal of literature is that it is so thoroughly a human thing by, for and about human beings. If you lose that focus, you obviate the source of the power and permanence of literature. - M.H. Abrams
Shared laughter creates a bond of friendships. When people laugh together, they cease to be young and old, teacher and pupils, worker and boss. They become a single group of human beings. - W. Lee Grant
...morally speaking, there is no limit to the concern one must feel for the suffering of human beings, that indifference to evil is worse than evil itself, that in a free society, some are guilty, but all are responsible. - Abraham Joshua Heschel
We read novels because we want to see the world through other experiences, other beings, other eyes, other cultures. - Orhan Pamuk
Human beings who leave behind them no great achievements, but only a series of small kindnesses, have not had wasted lives - Charlotte Gray
Human beings are seventy percent water, and with some the rest is collagen. - Martin Mull
Non-violence does not signify that man must not fight against the enemy, and by enemy is meant the evil which men do, not the human beings themselves. - Mahatma Gandhi
Human Beings are just good enough to make democracy possible...just bad enough to make it neccessary. - Reinhold Niebuhr
We are the vanguard of our times. What we do in our lifetimes will set the future of all beings. The loving, conscious choices you make for yourself will affect the future of life and of souls uncounted. - Eileen Anglin
Do not do what someone else could do as well as you. Do not say, do not write what someone else could say, could write as well as you. Care for nothing in yourself but what you feel exists nowhere else. And, out of yourself create, impatiently or patiently, the most irreplaceable of beings. - André Gide
I fall in love with human beings based on who they are, not based on what they do or what sex they are. - Shailene Woodley
There are too many people, and too few human beings. - Robert Zend
And what greater might do we possess as human beings than our capacity to question and to learn? - Ann Druyan
Capitalism has turned human beings into commodities. To the owner of a restaurant: the cook and a bag of potatoes are equally important. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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