Words matter. These are the best Human Being Quotes from famous people such as Russell Means, Melanie Lynskey, Steven Stucky, Leigh Steinberg, Anais Nin, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I tell the truth, and I expose myself as a weak, misguided, misdirected, dysfunctional human being I used to be.
I feel so grateful when I see a movie and there’s a woman who looks somewhat like me. I’m like, ‘Thank you, Samantha Morton!’ You know, a woman who feels like a human being. That means so much to me.
I don’t think music teaches about mundane, everyday life. It teaches us what it is to be a human being.
Never underestimate the capacity of another human being to have exactly the same shortcomings you have.
If all of us acted in unison as I act individually there would be no wars and no poverty. I have made myself personally responsible for the fate of every human being who has come my way.
I go to the Natural History Museum and look at the cage of stuffed starlings there. But my favourite thing is the big blue whale. The scale of it is unbelievable, and makes you feel how insignificant you are as a human being.
I’ve traveled more than any human being who’s ever lived.
I still do believe in carrying yourself a certain way, and I do my best to be somewhat of a role model. I’m not a perfect person. I’m a human being. I’m not the Lord, but I do accept that responsibility, and that’s why I do try to carry myself with confidence, with poise, with grace, and with class.
What’s positive is moving from a place of growing in faith to really feeling more grounded in faith, to understand that faith is hard, that I’ll stumble, that I’ll make mistakes, that I’ll sin. But, that’s part of being on a faith path; it’s part of being a human being.
Become a good all-around human being.
I am a human being. I started out with virtually nothing. I worked my way up like so many businesspeople have and made ourselves great in this country. And that is what we have to make sure we preserve for our grandchildren and future generations all the way through.
In the life of our organism, we are continually dealing with a development of force followed by a state of equilibrium. Of course, the human being has no conscious knowledge of what is really going on within him, but what takes place is so infinitely wise that the cleverness of the human ego is nothing by comparison.
Hope founded upon a human being, a man-made philosophy or any institution is always misplaced… because these things are unreliable and fleeting.
The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.
Sometimes, occasionally, people will make out in the audience, completely not aware that there’s a human being onstage just yards away from them, who can see them. Sometimes people think that you’re on television while you’re onstage, so you’re not even a person.
No other mammal is as deceitful as the human being.
I have to make sure that I make good choices and that if I put my name on it, it’s a high-quality endeavor and that I have time to be a human being.
Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry his own weight, this is a frightening prospect.
A character, their ability or inability to laugh at themselves should always be a very, very conscious choice. It’s a very big key to the nature of a human being.
You’ve got to understand that in Bollywood, every actor is an instrument, and yet a human being. They come to the set with a set agenda, believing, ‘This is who I am, this is what I want, and no, I am not going to become that character you want me to.’
I look for the humanity in people, however big the politics or oppressive the situation may be, whether it’s subsumed within a human being or between two human beings. I want to help us hold a mirror to ourselves.
I believe that every human being is sufficiently depraved that when we get to Heaven, no one will be able to say, ‘I merited this.’
Do I want to be a hero to my son? No. I would like to be a very real human being. That’s hard enough.
No human being is constituted to know the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth; and even the best of men must be content with fragments, with partial glimpses, never the full fruition.
When I was a child, I loved old people. My New Hampshire grandfather was my model human being.
I’m a great mother because of my intentions on being a great mother; I’m a good friend because I’m loyal; I’m a good daughter because I’ve hopefully made my mother proud; I’m a great human being because I accept that there’s a spiritual being underneath it all. I’ve always been a woman of faith.
Basically, I’m a shy human being. Very introverted.
When you see a 14-year-old boy who has never known what peace looks like for a day in his life, there’s part of you as a human being that feels some degree, you can say, compassion for the fact that these boys have known war, famine, violence and death from the day they were born.
There’s all kinds of mothers, so to use the label ‘mother’ and to think you really understood all that a human being is because she’s a mother, is a mistake.
Do not rely completely on any other human being, however dear. We meet all life’s greatest tests alone.
I never worked hard until I got to the Howard Law School and met Charlie Houston… I saw this man’s dedication, his vision, his willingness to sacrifice, and I told myself, ‘You either shape up or ship out.’ When you are being challenged by a great human being, you know that you can’t ship out.
I do listen to myself sometimes and think, ‘Is my moral compass so easily swayed by the characters I play, or is it me growing as a human being?’
To understand somebody else as a human being, I think, is about as close to real forgiveness as one can get.
Even the most despicable person is still a human being.
It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day’s toil of any human being.
Sometimes, I am also identified as a civil rights leader or a human rights activist. I would also like to be thought of as a complex, three-dimensional, flesh-and-blood human being with a rich storehouse of experiences, much like everyone else, yet unique in my own way, much like everyone else.
Detachment produces a peculiar state of mind. Maybe that’s the worst sentence of all, to be deprived of feeling what a human being ought to be entitled to feel.
Every human being must have boundaries in order to have successful relationships or a successful performance in life.
I think that’s what distinguishes Schmidt, really. In the movies now, so much of what is appealing to an audience is the dramatic or has to do with science fiction, and Schmidt is simply human. There’s no melodrama; there’s no device, It’s just about a human being.
If people have to put labels on me, I’d prefer the first label to be human being, the second label to be pacifist, and the third to be folk singer.
There are things I want to do to be a better human being and a better father.
A human being has been given an intellect to make choices, and we know there are other food sources that do not require the killing of a creature that would protest being killed.
I put on such a good show, the story is outrageous, and people don’t want to hear that I’m basically a reasonable human being. As long as it continues to get me print, I’ll continue to perform in an exuberant manner.
I am not a man. I am not a human being inside. I am not that. I don’t know what I am, but I am not that.
Despite being such a brilliant director, Hansal Mehta is a simple and down to earth man. He is very sorted and driven by passion. So that’s a rare combination – being a good craftsman and a good human being.
I would feel no hesitation in saying that it is the responsibility of a decent human being to give assistance to a child who is being attacked by a rabid dog, but I would not intend this to imply that in all imaginable circumstances one must, necessarily, act in accordance with this general responsibility.
I think reading and travelling not only make us good artistes but also broaden our horizons and open our mind. It really helps us to become a good human being.
As a human being, you know that there are some days when you’d rather not talk to anybody – but I can’t really do that anymore without appearing rude.
Jesus was a human being, bound by history and the natural world; an extraordinary man, to be sure, but still a man.
Any human being is this wonderful conglomeration of experiences and behaviors, if you like – some of them healthy, some of them not so healthy.
That means that every human being – without distinction of sex, age, race, skin color, language, religion, political view, or national or social origin – possesses an inalienable and untouchable dignity.
Jesus of Nazareth was the most famous human being who ever lived on this planet, and he had no infrastructure, and it’s never been done. He had no government, no PR guy, no money, no structure. He had nothing, yet he became the most famous human being ever.
Being a full human being is difficult, frightening, and problematical.