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Humanity needs practical men, who get the most out of their work, and, without forgetting the general good, safeguard their own interests. But humanity also needs dreamers, for whom the disinterested development of an enterprise is so captivating that it becomes impossible for them to devote their care to their own material profit. (Quote by - Marie Curie)

man is only a reed, the weakest thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

So long as you are ready to die for humanity, the life of your country is immortal. (Quote by - Giuseppe Mazzini)

W'en you see a man in woe, Walk right up and say hullo. Say hullo and how d'ye do, How's the world a-usin' you? . W'en you travel through the strange Country t'other side the range, Then the souls you've cheered will know Who you be, an' say hullo. (Quote by - Sam Walter Foss)

War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity, it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families Any scourge is preferable to it. (Quote by - Martin Luther)

There will be no end to the troubles of states, or of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in this world, or till those we now call kings and rulers really and truly become philosophers, and political power and philosophy thus come into the same hands. (Quote by - Plato)

Everyone is as God made him, and often a great deal worse. (Quote by - Miguel De Cervantes)

It is a denial of justice not to stretch out a helping hand to the fallen; that is the common right of humanity. (Quote by - Seneca)

The world is indebted for all triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class-it is the cause of human kind, the very birthright of humanity. (Quote by - Anna Julia Cooper)

The dignity of man lies in his ability to face reality in all o its meaninglessness. (Quote by - Martin Esslin)

Is the system going to flatten you out and deny you your humanity, or are you going to be able to make use of the system to the attainment of human purposes?.. (Quote by - Joseph Campbell)

Our humanity were a poor thing but for the divinity that stirs within us. (Quote by - Sir Francis Bacon)

Every murder or other injury, no matter for what cause, committed or inflicted on another is a crime against humanity. (Quote by - Mahatma Gandhi)

You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end each of us must work for his own improvement, and at the same time share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful. (Quote by - Marie Curie)

We are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey. (Quote by - Stephen R. Covey)

Humanity I love you because when you're hard up you pawn your intelligence to buy a drink. (Quote by - e e cummings)

The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule. (Quote by - H L Mencken)

There is no doubt that I have discovered the ultimate in stagnant human societies. The Bikura have realized the human dream of immortality and have paid for it with their humanity and their immortal souls. (Quote by - Dan Simmons)

For me, forgiveness and compassion are always linked: how do we hold people accountable for wrongdoing and yet at the same time remain in touch with their humanity enough to believe in their capacity to be transformed?. (Quote by - Bell Hooks)

Ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil. (Quote by - Bible)

The true grandeur of humanity is in moral elevation, sustained, enlightened and decorated by the intellect of man (Quote by - Charles Sumner)

The urgent consideration of the public safety may undoubtedly authorize the violation of every positive law. How far that or any other consideration may operate to dissolve the natural obligations of humanity and justice, is a doctrine of which I still desire to remain ignorant. (Quote by - Edward Gibbon)

For He, who gave this vast machine to roll, Breathed Life in then, in us a Reasoning Soul; That kindred feelings might our state improve, And mutual wants conduct to mutual love. (Quote by - Juvenal)

The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion. (Quote by - Thomas Paine)


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