Mankind Related Quotes



Kant is the most evil man in mankind's history.

Ayn Rand


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People in high life are hardened to the wants and distresses of mankind as surgeons are to their bodily pains.

Gilbert K. Chesterton


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All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.

Henry Ward Beecher


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Almost certainly, however, the first essential component of social justice is adequate food for all mankind.

Norman Borlaug


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The love of power is the demon of mankind.

Friedrich Nietzsche


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It would be glorious to see mankind at leisure for once. It is nothing but work, work, work.

Henry David Thoreau


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To be true to the mythical conception of a God is to be false to the interests of mankind.

E. Haldeman-julius


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“After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a sumptuous planet, sparkling with color, bountiful with life. Within decades we must close our eyes again. Isn’t it a noble, an enlightened way of spending our brief time in the sun, to work at understanding the universe and how we have come to wake up in it? This is how I answer when I am asked—as I am surprisingly often—why I bother to get up in the mornings.”

Richard Dawkins


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You can know all there is to know about life and mankind, but what do you really know about yourself?

Yasmina Khadra


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“If all feeling for grace and beauty were not extinguished in the mass of mankind at the actual moment, such a method of locomotion as cycling could never have found acceptance; no man or woman with the slightest aesthetic sense could assume the ludic”

Marie Louise De La Ramee


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