Quotation Explorer - 'Mankind'

More than any other product of human scientific culture scientific knowledge is the collective property of all mankind. - Konrad Lorenz
Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind. - Albert Schweitzer
The artist’s task is to save the soul of mankind; and anything less is a dithering while Rome burns. Because of the artists, who are self-selected, for being able to journey into the Other, if the artists cannot find the way, then the way cannot be found. - Terence McKenna
Whatever Nature has in store for mankind, unpleasant as it may be, men must accept, for ignorance is never better than knowledge. - Enrico Fermi
If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos. - Edward O. Wilson
Every person is a big mystery a thing build of secrets, gambles and lies. That's what's about to be a mankind. - Deyth Banger
When you’re rearranging the furniture to make way for the decorations and the tree, make sure you rearrange your heart to make room for the Savior of Mankind. - Toni Sorenson
More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly. - Woody Allen
History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. - Edward Gibbon
Love and Hate are two of the most used, abused, and misused words of mankind. - Tiffany Winfree
Whoever in prayer can say, "Our Father," acknowledges and should feel the brotherhood of the whole race of mankind.
(To the haters) You are not extinguishing the bright lights of mankind, you're simply burying yourself in an unmarked grave. - Stefan Molyneux
A mistake of one man is not the mistake of mankind. - Kim Panti
The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion. - Thomas Paine
The fates have given mankind a patient soul. - Homer
All for ourselves and nothing for other people seems, in every age of the world, to have been the vile maxim of the masters of mankind. - Adam Smith
INDIGESTION, n. A disease which the patient and his friends frequently mistake for deep religious conviction and concern for the salvation of mankind. As the simple Red Man of the western wild put it, with, it must be confessed, a certain force: "Plenty well, no pray; big bellyache, heap God." - Ambrose Bierce
Never ever seek for gratefulness from mankind, you shall always see ungratefulness. Do what you must do as a solemn duty and that is what you have to do! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
If we were able to distill all human experience to its essence, it would be a question on the lips of a man named Jesus. As he asked Peter, he asks all mankind, "Who do you say that I am?" "Our idea of God," observed Thomas Merton, "tells us more about ourselves than about Him. - Ron Brackin
Music--the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge, which comprehends mankind, but which mankind cannot comprehend. - Ludwig van Beethoven
The labours of men of genius, however erroneously directed, scarcely ever fail in ultimately turning to the solid advantage of mankind. - Mary Shelley
Those only are happy who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness: on the happiness of others, on the improvement of mankind, even on some art or pursuit followed not as a means, but as itself an ideal end. Aiming at something else, they find happiness by the way. - John Stuart Mill
Religion can only do two things for mankind; turn them into monster or stupid. - M.F. Moonzajer
Aristotle may be regarded as the cultural barometer of Western history. Whenever his influence dominated the scene, it paved the way for one of history's brilliant eras; whenever it fell, so did mankind. - Ayn Rand
The future of mankind is going to be decided within the next two generations, and there are two absolute requisites: We must aim at a stable-state society [with limited population growth] and the destruction of nuclear stockpiles. Otherwise I don't see how we can survive much later than 2050. - Jacques Monod
He who wishes to exert a useful influence must be careful to insult nothing. Let him not be troubled by what seems absurd, but concentrate his energies to the creation of what is good. He must not demolish, but build. He must raise temples where mankind may come and partake of the purest pleasure. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I hate mankind, for I think of myself as one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am. - Samuel Johnson
There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and, after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second. - Logan Pearsall Smith
Democracy is in the blood of the Muslims, who look upon complete equality of mankind, and believe in fraternity, equality, and liberty. - Muhammad Ali Jinnah
I am a Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship in my own way, free to stand for what I think right, free to oppose what I believe wrong, or free to choose those who shall govern my country. This heritage of freedom I pledge to uphold for myself and all mankind. - John G. Diefenbaker
There is no other name that mankind can be saved accept in the name of Jesus Christ, the saviour of the world. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete. - Ronald Reagan
Only the wise possess ideas; the greater part of mankind are possessed by them. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Happiness is spiritual, born of truth and love. It is unselfish; therefore it cannot exist alone, but requires all mankind to share it. - Mary Baker Eddy
Perhaps above everything compassion is the most important thing to embrace and emanate in life. It will enhance your life - and it's the one thing that will elevate and heal mankind - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it. - Samuel Johnson
Woman! She's mother, she's daughter, she's sister; she's a unique creation of God; her womb is also root cause of mankind; her shadow provides gallantry; her affection heals life into the languid body; love her, worship her, you'll find paradise. - Tanmaya Guru
History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind. - Edward Gibbon
A fundamental shift of our perceptions and consciousness are necessary for any great improvements for mankind. - Debasish Mridha
To transform mankind into a joyful garden, let us bloom like a spring flower. - Debasish Mridha
Fate! This four-letter little word gave the biggest harm to mankind! We must totally get rid of this degrading concept of primitiveness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Knowledge is a deadly friend when no-one sets the rules. The fate of all mankind, I see, is in the hands of fools.
The electrical grounding system is the largest radio frequency (RF) radiation antenna system ever constructed in the history of mankind. - Steven Magee
It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age; but, if so,it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that gaurds the door,and this dragon is religion - Bertrand Russell
But a somewhat more liberal and sympathetic examination of mankind will convince us that the cross is even older than the gibbet, that voluntary suffering was before and independent of compulsory; and in short that in most important matters a man has always been free to ruin himself if he chose. - G. K. Chesterton
Mankind is nothing but a playground of consciousness. - Debasish Mridha
May love binds all mankind to live in harmony. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Strategic personal qualities you can base your self-confidence on are those which are interesting for all mankind. - Rossana Condoleo
Accept it as it is and be true to yourself, the real answer is in you. It is about saying no to whom and what no is due and saying yes to whom and what yes is due! A simple solution to most of the problems of mankind today is just Yes and No! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
He who wars against the arts, wars not against nations, but against all mankind. - Arthur Urbane Dilley
Music, verily, is the mediator between intellectual and sensuous life... the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend. - Ludwig van Beethoven
There is no credulity so eager and blind as the credulity of covetness, which, in its universal extent, measures the moral misery and the intellectual destitution of mankind. - Joseph Conrad
. . . the mysteries, on belief in which theology would hang the destinies of mankind, are cunningly devised fables whose origin and growth are traceable to the age of Ignorance, the mother of credulity. - Edward Clodd
mankind is resilient: the atrocities that horrified us a week ago become acceptable tomorrow. - Joseph Heller
If you were to destroy in mankind the belief in immortality, not only love but every living force maintaining the life of the world would at once be dried up. Moreover, nothing then would be immoral, everything would be permissible, even cannibalism.
If mankind minus one were of one opinion, then mankind is no more justified in silencing the one than the one - if he had the power - would be justified in silencing mankind. - John Stuart Mill
Muhammad introduced the concept of such Glorious and Omnipotent God in Whose eyes all worldly systems are pieces of straw. Islamic equality of mankind is no fiction as it is in Christianity. No human mind has ever thought of such total freedom as established by Muhammad. - Mawde Royden
As mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality. - President George Washington
Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim Wisdom the source of virtue, and of fame, Obtained with labor, for mankind employed, And then, when most you share it, best enjoyed. - Alfred North Whitehead
To get a name can happen but to few; it is one of the few things that cannot be brought. It is the free gift of mankind, which must be deserved before it will be granted, and is at last unwillingly bestowed. - Samuel Johnson
The most important principle of divine philosophy is the oneness of the world of humanity, the unity of mankind, the bond conjoining East and West, the tie of love which blends human hearts.
All for ourselves, and nothing for other people, seems, in every age of the world, to have been the vile maxim of the masters of mankind. - Adam Smith
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practising every day while they live. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
It may be inevitable that mankind has to suffer so that it may gain experience to transcend and transform her collective consciousness. - Debasish Mridha
On Easter day let us promise to resurrect, transcend, and transform our conscience for the happiness of mankind. - Debasish Mridha
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
As death, when we come to consider it closely, is the true goal of our existence, I have formed during the last few years such close relationships with this best and truest friend of mankind that death's image is not only no longer terrifying to me, but is indeed very soothing and consoling. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
A mother is an irreplaceable gift that God has given every mankind. Your (a child's) duty is to honour, adore, respect and serve her. Your blessings are tied in how honour she felt. - Wisdom Kwashie Mensah
What makes mankind tragic is not that they are the victims of nature, it is that they are conscious of it. - Joseph Conrad
Because the mankind very himself is a torturer, he created the concept of hell! - Mehmet Murat ildan
All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind. - Joseph Conrad
All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind. - William Congreve
We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive. - Albert Einstein
Until we will be able to shape the universe the way we wanted, mankind will not be taken seriously by the universe and he shall remain as insignificant ants of the universe! - Mehmet Murat ildan
No great improvements in the lot of mankind are possible until a great change takes place in the fundamental constitution of their modes of thought. - John Stuart Mill
The bible divides mankind, god will decide our fate. - Sixeye
All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together. - Jack Kerouac
Soul and mind are the powers of mankind - Akinwale Musa Oluseun
He is a benefactor of mankind who contracts the great rules of life into short sentences, that may be easily impressed on the memory, and so recur habitually to the mind. - Samuel Johnson
Religiously strict people, who judge themselves without mercy, are also those who have most often spoken ill of mankind in general.
It is absolutely certain that we must act to protect nature much more efficiently than ever before. Tomorrow when mankind will step forward to a totally uncertain future will be too late. - Eraldo Banovac
Fanatics are picturesque, mankind would rather see gestures than listen to reasons. - Friedrich Nietzsche
There is no answer for life, creation, or mankind. We make the answer. - Gabriella Jording
Never in the history of mankind have so many owed so much to so few. - Sir Winston Churchill
Fate rules the affairs of mankind with no recognizable order. - Seneca
Mankind made up a version of reality we could all live in. - Christopher Hawke
That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind - Neil Armstrong
Let your thoughts, intentions, imaginations, and dreams fly under a clear blue sky with a spring breeze floating like a butterfly from flower to flower. See the beauty of mankind. Enjoy the nectar of life. It will shift your awareness to a higher consciousness. - Debasish Mridha
nowhere in this universe does evil exist except in the mind of mankind. only man can take an idea or symbol which is so simple and innocent, and then twist it and corrupt it until it is something to hate or kill one another over. - Andrew James Pritchard
Mankind willfully changing the global electromagnetic radiation environment has created what I expect will become known as the man-made evolution era. - Steven Magee
The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible. - Bertrand Russell
Since the general civilization of mankind, I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people, by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power, than by violent and sudden usurpations. - James Madison
Love and honor the world around you, and you experience life in its fullest. There is no Other. There is simply us. The all of us, the whole of us. The mankind of us. Anything else is a lie. - Cassandra Blizzard
Good and evil, reward and punishment, are the only motives to a rational creature: these are the spur and reins whereby all mankind are set on work, and guided. - John Locke
You will find that reason, which always ought to direct mankind, seldom does; but that passions and weaknesses commonly usurp its seat, and rule in its stead. - Philip Dormer Stanhope
One wants to tell a story, like Scheherezade, in order not to die. It's one of the oldest urges in mankind. It's a way of stalling death. - Carlos Fuentes
Title: What Can a Thoughtful Man Hope for Mankind on Earth, Given the Experience of the Past Million Years? Only verse: Nothing. - Kurt Vonnegut
People in high life are hardened to the wants and distresses of mankind as surgeons are to their bodily pains. - G. K. Chesterton
Engineering is the practice of safe and economic application of the scientific laws governing the forces and materials of nature by means of organization, design and construction, for the general benefit of mankind. - S. E. Lindsay
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend. - Ludwig van Beethoven
Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind! - George Washington
The only true wisdom lives far from mankind, out in the great loneliness, and it can be reached only through suffering. Privation and suffering alone can open the mind of man to all that is hidden to others. - Igjugarjuk
Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it. - Milan Kundera
Mankind is a single body and each nation a part of that body. We must never say "What does it matter to me if some part of the world is ailing?" If there is such an illness, we must concern ourselves with it as though we were having that illness. - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
The presence of even a single poor child on the street means a million defeats for mankind. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Of all the problems which will have to be faced in the future, in my opinion, the most difficult will be those concerning the treatment of the inferior races of mankind. - Leonard Darwin
It would be naive to think that the problems plaguing mankind today can be solved with means and methods which were applied or seemed to work in the past. . .
Even in civilized mankind faint traces of monogamous instincts can be perceived. - Bertrand Russell
Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind.
Mankind censure injustice fearing that they may be the victims of it, and not because they shrink from committing it. - Plato
The world is ruled by such dreams, dreams of impassioned hearts, and improvisations of warm lips, not by cold words linked in chains of iron sequence, --- not by logic. The heart with its passions, not the understanding with its reasoning, sways, in the long run, the actions of mankind. - William Kirby
When mankind is drowning in a multitude of problems, swimming is not the solution. The solution is reaching higher ground which is the ultimate salvation. - Debasish Mridha
Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn. - Joseph Addison
You can know all there is to know about life and mankind, but what do you really know about yourself? - Yasmina Khadra
Will they remember us, Aravan? Will Mankind remember us at all?" ... Mayhap, Gwylly, mayhap. Mayhap in their legends and their fables. Mayhap in naught but their dreams. - Dennis L. McKiernan
If you consider what are called the virtues in mankind, you will find their growth is assisted by education and cultivation. - Xenophon
Our true nationality is mankind. - H.G. Wells
The purpose of this life is to worship Allah the only God who has no partners or associates.And I (Allah) created not the jinn and mankind except that they should worship Me (Alone)Quran Chapter 51 verse 56 - Mahair Ashaboon
Democracy is probably the only discovery by mankind which mostly brought it only happiness. - Amit Kalantri
I hate mankind, for I think myself one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am. - Samuel Johnson
Men have become the tools of their tools. Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul. Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind. - Henry David Thoreau
Mars One has the power to show people around the globe what is possible if we just all work on one goal. No human has left Earth’s orbit since 1972 and no one ever ploughed beyond the moon into deep space. It’s finally time to inspire the world and make the next giant leap for mankind. - Nico Marquardt
Actuated by the most glorious cause that mankind ever fought in, I am determined to defend this post to the very last extremity.
I say to mankind, Be not curious about God. For I, who am curious about each, am not curious about God - I hear and behold God in every object, yet understand God not in the least. - Walt Whitman
Mankind must put an end to war - or war will put an end to mankind.[Address before the United Nations, September 25 1961] - John F. Kennedy
To furnish the means of acquiring knowledge is ... the greatest benefit that can be conferred upon mankind. It prolongs life itself and enlarges the sphere of existence. - John Quincy Adams
When the lord gives a human a life to live with and all the things they need, why do the humans give back the money to the lord ? Are humans that crazy ? Or do we have a mask of saying it out instead of delivering what is called as mankind ? - Rakesh Akuthota
Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind. - Bertrand Russell
It is not what you can do for your country, but what you can do for all of mankind. - Mike Norton
Music is the universal language of mankind. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
In business, ruthlessness is righteousness.Seldom are there those, whom are ruthlessly righteous.Listen to these people, before the Earth repents of mankind. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Property monopolized or in the possession of a few is a curse to mankind. - John Adams
Mankind thinks only of living because he is dying, and it is only in dying that he gains his freedom to live - Judy Azar LeBlanc
The simple record of three short years of active life has done more to regenerate and to soften mankind, than all the (investigations) disquisitions of philosophers and than all the exhortations of moralists. - William Edward Hartpole Lecky
With me poetry has been not a purpose, but a passion; and the passions should be held in reverence: they must not they cannot at will be excited, with an eye to the paltry compensations, or the more paltry commendations, of mankind. - Edgar Allan Poe
[Medicine is] a collection of uncertain prescriptions the results of which, taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind. - Napoleon Bonaparte
If mankind had wished for what is right, they might have had it long ago. - William Hazlitt
I love people, it's mankind I can't stand.
...I should always find that the calamities of life were shared among the upper and lower part of mankind, but that the middle station had the fewest disasters,... - Daniel Defoe
Mankind is like ocean, we only see the things which comes up! If we wanna know someone better we need a deeper dive. - Irfa Adam
I am on a mission to spread more love on this planet. It is shocking to me to see how little attention to spreading love there is. I will not rest until I am the AMBASSADOR FOR LOVE for the United Nations. It is time to give love its voice, its place, and its impact in the hearts of all mankind. - Monika Zands
All that Mankind has done, thought, gained or been is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of Books. They are the chosen possession of men. - Thomas Carlyle
Goodness without knowledge... is weak and feeble, yet knowledge without goodness is dangerous.... Both united form the noblest character and lay the surest foundation of usefulness to mankind. Many men went a walking and many crippled men, did not. - John Phillips
Only one kind of species of animals bites the hand that feeds them - mankind. - Fakeer Ishavardas
The poor fool hadn't realized that if all mankind shares a folly or an illusion, and likes to share it even knowing what it is, then the illusion is much more valuable and fine a kind of thing than the ass who wants to upset it. - John Dickson Carr
Unless man is committed to the belief that all mankind are his brothers, then he labors in vain and hypocritically in the vineyards of equality. - Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge. - Albert Einstein
All things are a living message from creation to mankind; all things, even the smallest blade of grass or the smallest insect. Each carries its own message about life and has an understanding of its role and what it is to accomplish during its lifetime. - Janet G Nestor
Genius is entitled to respect only when it promotes the peace and improves the happiness of mankind.
For the great mass of mankind, the only saving grace needed is a steady fidelity to what is nearest to hand and heart for the short moment of each human effort. - Joseph Conrad
The innocence of children is what makes them stand out as a shining example to the rest of Mankind. - Kurt Chambers
Be kind to everyone you meet.Give a little bit of yourself to mankind. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The inner fire is the most important thing mankind possesses. - Edith Södergran
O mankind, fear your Lord, who created you from one soul and created from it its mate and dispersed from both of them many men and women. And fear Allah , through whom you ask one another, and the wombs. Indeed Allah is ever, over you, an Observer. The Women 4 :1 - Quran
All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit. - Thomas Paine
Without peace, justice and freedom, the true value and dignity of mankind disappears. - Auliq Ice
Mankind without Earth is Humanity without a Home - S.G. Rainbolt
Racism and religious bigotry are two essential pieces of baggage mankind carries as it moves from one century to the next. - R. N. Prasher
No magic Rune is stranger than a Book. All that Mankind has done, thought, gained or been: it is lyingas in magic preservation in the pages of Books. They are the chosen possession of men. - Thomas Carlyle
There is no history of mankind, there are only many histories of all kinds of aspects of human life. And one of these is the history of political power. This is elevated into the history of the world.
We defend and we build a way of life, not for America alone, but for all mankind. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind. - Rudyard Kipling
History is indeed more than the register of crime,folilies and misfortune of mankind. - Peter Adejimi
Only by changing the state of consciousness can we change mankind. - Debasish Mridha
Mankind are tolerant of the praises of others as long as each hearer thinks that he can do as well or nearly as well himself, but, when the speaker rises above him, jealousy is aroused and he begins to be incredulous. - Thucydides
The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the Hand of Divinity itself, and can never be erased or obscured by mortal power. - Alexander Hamilton
The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything except our thinking. Thus, we are drifting toward catastrophe beyond conception. We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive. - Albert Einstein
Setting loose on the battlefield weapons that are able to learn may be one of the biggest mistakes mankind has ever made. It could also be one of the last.
All that mankind has done, thought, gained, or been; it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books. - Thomas Carlyle
Prayer may just be the most powerful tool mankind has.~Blink - Ted Dekker
. . . there is a wish in the heart of mankind to be distracted and confused. Truth is but one attraction, and not always the most powerful. - Joyce Carol Oates
I know the answer! The answer lies within the heart of all mankind! The answer is twelve? I think I'm in the wrong building. - Charles M. Schulz
Love is a selfless service to mankind like a showcase done by the twinkling stars in beautiful nightly sky. - Santosh Kalwar
A scholar is the favorite of Heaven and of earth; The excellence of one's country, The happiest of mankind. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have learned to find happiness not by possessing wealth and splendor but by giving it away for mankind. - Debasish Mridha
Unfortunately, the vast majority of mankind, prefers silence; forever trapped in the fine art of self poisoning. - Efrat Cybulkiewicz
Let your thoughts and intentions always be forgiving and loving so that you may bring true peace to mankind. - Debasish Mridha
Mankind, not womankind, has slaughtered more humans in the name of God and Religion than for any other reason. - Abhijit Naskar
Unconditional love is one of the greatest gifts of God's to mankind. - mukasa ronald
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait; but if he does not learn it he must perish. - Alfred Adler
Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind. - John Tillotson
John Smith: Mankind doesn't need warfare and bloodshed to prove itself. Everyday life can provide honour and valour. Let's hope that from now on this country can find its heroes in smaller places. In the most ordinary of deeds. - Paul Cornell
Know thyself, presume not God to scan;The proper study of mankind is man. - Alexander Pope
A troubled and afflicted mankind looks to us, pleading for us to keep our rendezvous with destiny; that we will uphold the principles of self-reliance, self-discipline, morality, and, above all, responsible liberty for every individual that we will become that shining city on a hill. - Ronald Reagan
That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind. - Neil Armstrong
Mankind has created many religions; most of them are long gone now and finally all will long gone! This truth is an irreversible truth! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The happiness of America is intimately connected with the happiness of all mankind; she is destined to become the safe and venerable asylum of virtue, of honesty, of tolerance, and quality and of peaceful liberty. - Marquis De Lafayette
The Bhagavad-Gita is the most systematic statement of spiritual evolution of endowing value to mankind. It is one of the most clear and comprehensive summaries of perennial philosophy ever revealed; hence its enduring value is subject not only to India but to all of humanity. - Aldous Huxley
Poverty is a mathematical proof of the fact that mankind is a big failure! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by Providence as an evil to mankind. - Jonathan Swift
Love is the greatest gift to mankind. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Ideas and not battles mark the forward progress of mankind. - L. Ron Hubbard
You are a gift. You are the only one of you on this planet and God made you specifically to deliver that gift to mankind. I request that you stop waiting to remember what you are here for and start sharing you gift with the world. - Monika Zands
The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation. - Bertrand Russell
Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind. - John F. Kennedy
Do you know what is better than charity and fasting and prayer? It is keeping peace and good relations between people, as quarrels and bad feelings destroy mankind.
I believe in the brotherhood of mankind. - Nurudeen Ushawu
The sense of justice is continuous with the love of mankind. - John Rawls
All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian, or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit. - Thomas Paine
People who label erotica writers as sluts/men-whores remind me of the mob that once condemned smart women as witches. Mankind has not evolved much. - Anna Bayes
Like a rose bud, my heart always desires to bloom and spread the fragrance of love, beauty, and kindness of mankind. - Debasish Mridha
Every means hitherto employed with the intention of making mankind moral has been thoroughly immoral. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Discipline is a kind of divine hand for the mankind on the matter of achieving great successes! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The greatest blessing granted to mankind come by way of madness, which is a divine gift. - Socrates
Life is about exercising your God-given dominion, loving and serving God, loving and serving mankind and fulfilling the unique and specific God-given purpose - EK Hammond
The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear. - H.P. Lovecraft
The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear. And the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown. - H. P. Lovecraft
To teach that a comparatively few men are responsible for the greatest forward steps of mankind is the worst sort of nonsense. - Henry Ford
Mankind is flawed and to place absolute faith in it and it's understandings is flawed itself. - Chase Racek
Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel.
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.
Animals shouldn’t be hunted and nature shouldn’t be disturbed, even destroyed, to benefit the whims of mankind - Charles Manson
Sky is grey, vegetation is plastic, and mankind is pale, for we have spent our days conceiving unnecessary tools for our arousal, and so we hide the nakedness of nature with brutal machinnes. - Shawn Lukas
A man can know nothing of mankind without knowing something of himself. Self-knowledge is the property of that man whose passions have their full play, but who ponders over their results. - Benjamin Disraeli
The "highest" states of mind held up before mankind by christianity as of supreme value, are actually forms of convulsive epilepsy. - Friedrich Nietzsche
For millions of years, mankind lived just like the animals. Then something happened which unleashed the power of our imaginations, we learned to talk. - Stephen Hawking
There is something mankind can never destroy in spite of an unreasoning will to destruction, and this is its own idealism, that integral part of its very being. - Radclyffe Hall
These earthenware bowls are fragile and easily broken, they are only made of a little clay on which fortune has precariously bestowed a shape, and the same could be said of mankind. - José Saramago
Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind. - John F. Kennedy
One look around us ought to show that all our arbitrary measures and bounds have been clamped on us by mankind.
Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind. - Albert Einstein
Death is an opportunity to shed all guilt; to step away from the dogma and contrivances of mankind; and to finally be unbound from all hindrances to knowledge. - Duane Hewitt
Unconditional love is one of the greatest God's greatest gifts to mankind. - mukasa ronald
According to the conclusion of Dr. Hutton, and of many other geologists, our continents are of definite antiquity, they have been peopled we know not how, and mankind are wholly unacquainted with their origin. - Jean-André de Luc
Emotions have taught mankind to reason.
The person who knows one thing and does it better than anyone else, even if it only be the art of raising lentils, receives the crown he merits. If he raises all his energy to that end, he is a benefactor of mankind and its rewarded as such. - Og Mandino
It is my view that the vegetarian manner of living, by its purely physical effect on the human temperament, would most beneficially influence the lot of mankind. - Albert Einstein
A large proportion of mankind, like pigeons and partridges, on reaching maturity, having passed through a period of playfulness or promiscuity, establish what they hope and expect will be a permanent and fertile mating relationship. This we call marriage. - C.D. Darlington
Mankind is a melody, every being around you is a note you have to mix in the right order in your life - Freedom Goodbird
Fairy tales since the beginning of recorded time, and perhaps earlier, have been a means to conquer the terrors of mankind through metaphor. - Jack D. Zipes
Life is amazing gift from God to mankind. - Lailah Gifty Akita
No true individual has existed yet, able to live, able to die. Only diseased, tragic, or dismal and ludicrous fools who sometimes hoped to achieve some ideal by fiat, by their great desire for it. But usually by bullying all mankind into believing them. - Saul Bellow, Herzog
What war did for him (hasten disillusionment with communism), childbirth did for me. I began to notice what neglected, neurotic waifs the children of Communists were and to question the genuineness of the love of mankind that didn't begin at home. - Joy Davidman
It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.
I love mankind; it's people I can't stand. - Charles M. Schulz
The most common of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind. - H. L. Mencken
There is a way in which the collective knowledge of mankind expresses itself, for the finite individual, through mere daily living... a way in which life itself is sheer knowing. - Laurens Van der Post
I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth. - John Adams
So here is another law, one of my favourite If I become famous the stupidy will end one for all. It's basically a jail for mankind stupidy! - Deyth Banger
ABRIDGE, v.t. To shorten. When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for people to abridge their king, a decent respect for the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation. --Oliver Cromwell - Ambrose Bierce
Morality is the greatest of all tools for leading mankind by the nose. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Over the centuries, mankind has tried many ways of combating the forces of evil... prayer, fasting, good works and so on. Up until Doom, no one seemed to have thought about the double-barrel shotgun. Eat leaden death, demon... - Terry Pratchett
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Mankind is immortalin the comic perspective not by virtue of man's subjugation of naturebut by virtue of man's subjection to it. The "fall" in tragedy ends indeath; the fall in comedy ends in bed, where, by natures's arithmetic,one and one make a brand new one. - Rose A. Zimbardo
You're are not worthy, until you'd done something for mankind. - amrahsaeed
Find calmness in storms. Find beauty in ugliness. Find peace in the midst of war. Now expand it. Only people with a higher consciousness can do this. It will make the world a better place for mankind. - Debasish Mridha
Science, like nothing else among the institutions of mankind, grows like a weed every year. Art is subject to arbitrary fashion, religion is inwardly focused and driven only to sustain itself, law shuttles between freeing us and enslaving us. - Kary Mullis
As I know more of mankind I expect less of them, and am ready now to call a man a good man upon easier terms than I was formerly. - Samuel Johnson
Mankind will begin to recover the moment we take art as seriously as physics, chemistry, or money. - Ernst Levy
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