Beings Related Quotes
“I have never seen an ass who talked like a human being, but I have met many human beings who talked like asses.”
“As human beings we all want to be happy and free from misery… we have learned that the key to happiness is inner peace. The greatest obstacles to inner peace are disturbing emotions such as anger, attachment, fear and suspicion, while love and compassion and a sense of universal responsibility are the sources of peace and happiness.”
On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.
“It's only relatively recently that human beings have begun to think of happiness as not just an earthy possibility, but also in some ways as an obligation or entitlement, a natural human right. I think this has created a new and very modern pressure, even a new type of unhappiness: the unhappiness of not being happy.”
Society has always to demand a little more from human beings than it will get in practice.
“I think one can achieve a very pleasant lifestyle by treating human beings, fellow human beings, very well.”
“Some will say,Is not God alone the Prolific? I answer,God only Acts & Is, in existing beings or Men.”
When I look upon seamen, men of science and philosophers, man is the wisest of all beings; when I look upon priests and prophets nothing is as contemptible as man.