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A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies. (Quote by - Friedrich Nietzsche)

Politics, and the fate of mankind, are shaped by men without ideals and without greatness. (Quote by - Albert Camus)

The precept, "Know yourself," was not solely intended to obviate the pride of mankind; but likewise that we might understand our own worth. (Quote by - Cicero)

All mankind's unhappiness derives from one thing: his inability to know how to remain in repose in one room. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

Emotion has taught mankind to reason. (Quote by - Marquis de Vauvenargues)

I never weary of great churches. It is my favourite kind of mountain scenery. Mankind was never so happily inspired as when it made a cathedral. (Quote by - Robert Louis Stevenson)

Hope is one of the principal springs that keep mankind in motion. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

A good writer is basically a story-teller, not a scholar or a redeemer of mankind. (Quote by - Isaac Bashevis Singer)

The wise only possess ideas; the greater part of mankind are possessed by them. (Quote by - Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

That is the consolation of a little mind; you have the fun of changing it without impeding the progress of mankind. (Quote by - Frank Moore Colby)

Boredom is a vital problem for the moralist, since at least half of the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still in a room. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

To mankind in general Macbeth and Lady Macbeth stand out as the supreme type of all that a host and hostess should not be. (Quote by - Max Beerbohm)

It was enough to make a body ashamed of the human race. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

It is easier to know mankind in general than man individually. (Quote by - La Rochefoucauld)

Music is the universal language of mankind. (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

So long as we live among men, let us cherish humanity. (Quote by - Andre Gide)

Ambition, old as mankind, the immemorial weakness of the strong. (Quote by - Vita Sackville-West)

Unquestionably, it is possible to do without happiness, it is done involuntarily by nineteen-twentieths of mankind. (Quote by - John Stuart Mill)

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. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

Do not commit the error, common among the young, of assuming that if you cannot save the whole of mankind you have failed. (Quote by - Jan de Hartog)

All mankind love a lover. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

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. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)


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