Top 20 Humanness Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Humanness Quotes from famous people such as Markus Zusak, Sigmund Freud, Paul Strand, Tim Crouch, Sissy Spacek, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I think I'm always somehow interested in characters who

I think I’m always somehow interested in characters who want to make one perfect thing, to transcend humanness, even if only for a moment.
Markus Zusak
Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.
Sigmund Freud
It is one thing to photograph people. It is another to make others care about them by revealing the core of their humanness.
Paul Strand
Keeping young people away from Shakespeare is like removing a link to their humanness.
Tim Crouch
That’s what I love about acting and love and drama and art: that humanness we all share.
Sissy Spacek
Buddhism has turned me on to my humanness, and is challenging my humanness so that I can become more human.
Herbie Hancock
The only bond worth anything between human beings is their humanness.
Jesse Owens
We need to remember that politics is all about people, not programs. We shouldn’t want to take the humanness out of the political arena.
J. C. Watts
The empathy I found reading ‘Heidi’ and ‘Little Women’ is empathy we have as human beings that can feed all of our souls. We have our differences, but we’re all so similar in our humanness. So those stories about young girls overcoming meant a lot to me and gave me hope.
Jewell Parker Rhodes
If our hearts are ready for anything, we can open to our inevitable losses, and to the depths of our sorrow. We can grieve our lost loves, our lost youth, our lost health, our lost capacities. This is part of our humanness, part of the expression of our love for life.
Tara Brach
Though ‘Shahid’ was the only true story, what happened in ‘Trapped’ can happen to anyone. And I am sure there are people like Newton, and there are boys who are naive, sweet, and rowdy, like my part in ‘Bareilly’… The humanness is something I loved.
Rajkummar Rao
I always remind myself that my audience is human. Therefore we have to be human, play human, reveal the humanness of who we are. Audiences gravitate towards that.
Aaron Pedersen
I’ve learned that to expose yourself, to reveal yourself is a test of your humanness.
Isabelle Adjani
Logotherapy sees the human patient in all his humanness. I step up to the core of the patient’s being. And that is a being in search of meaning, a being that is transcending himself, a being capable of acting in love for others.
Viktor E. Frankl
I don’t like this romanticization of Indian people in which Indian people are looked at as spiritual saviors, as people who have always taken care of the land. We’re human beings. But I think different cultures have developed different aspects of humanness.
Joy Harjo
Anyone determined to find another person or group inferior can always find whole lists of grounds that demonstrate inferiority because we are all inferior to the ideals of humanness we have erected.
Marilyn French
No one’s death comes to pass without making some impression, and those close to the deceased inherit part of the liberated soul and become richer in their humanness.
Hermann Broch
When humanness is lost the radical difference between the bodies in the pit and people walking on the street is lost.
Edward Bond
I’m not a universalist, and the way I talk about final loss is this: People worship idols – money, whatever. Their humanness gets reshaped around the idol – you become like what you worship. That’s one of the basic spiritual laws.
N. T. Wright
I have seen in the Halls of Congress more idealism, more humanness, more compassion, more profiles of courage than in any other institution that I have ever known.
Hubert H. Humphrey