Words matter. These are the best Human Quotes from famous people such as Mark Twain, Herbert Spencer, Jordan Peterson, Luanne Rice, Jeremy Corbyn, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
Hero-worship is strongest where there is least regard for human freedom.
You can think of the entire Internet as a place where ideas embodied in cyberspace are having a war, and it’s not much different than the war of gods in heaven, which has been taking place since there’s been human beings.
‘Little Night’ has layers of meaning. There’s something enchanted about night. All those heavenly bodies, shooting stars, the crescent moon, celestial phenomenon. Owls fly at night, and first kisses happen. Night is romantic. Alternately, darkness hides the worst of human behavior.
Riding a bicycle is the summit of human endeavour – an almost neutral environmental effect coupled with the ability to travel substantial distances without disturbing anybody. The bike is the perfect marriage of technology and human energy.
The great powers of the world may have done wonders in giving the world an industrial look, but the great gift still has to come from Africa – giving the world a more human face.
The human soul has still greater need of the ideal than of the real. It is by the real that we exist; it is by the ideal that we live.
Principles are guidelines for human conduct that are proven to have enduring, permanent value.
Since boredom advances and boredom is the root of all evil, no wonder, then, that the world goes backwards, that evil spreads. This can be traced back to the very beginning of the world. The gods were bored; therefore they created human beings.
I am running to make history, to show that no human is limited. It’s not about money, it’s about showing a generation of people that there are no limits.
Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.
I have a dogmatic certainty: God is in every person’s life. God is in everyone’s life. Even if the life of a person has been a disaster, even if it is destroyed by vices, drugs or anything else – God is in this person’s life. You can – you must – try to seek God in every human life.
The human voice: It’s the instrument we all play. It’s the most powerful sound in the world, probably. It’s the only one that can start a war or say ‘I love you.’ And yet many people have the experience that when they speak, people don’t listen to them.
A rat race is for rats. We’re not rats. We’re human beings. Reject the insidious pressures in society that would blunt your critical faculties to all that is happening around you, that would caution silence in the face of injustice lest you jeopardise your chances of promotion and self-advancement.
We may have found a cure for most evils; but we have found no remedy for the worst of them all, the apathy of human beings.
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue.
It is a bit embarrassing to have been concerned with the human problem all one’s life and find at the end that one has no more to offer by way of advice than ‘try to be a little kinder.’
If not now, then when? If not you, then who? If we are able to answer these fundamental questions, then perhaps we can wipe away the blot of human slavery.
Manners are the lubricating oil of an organization. It is a law of nature that two moving bodies in contact with each other create friction. This is as true for human beings as it is for inanimate objects.
The most momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil.
The four characteristics of humanism are curiosity, a free mind, belief in good taste, and belief in the human race.
I made decisions that I regret, and I took them as learning experiences… I’m human, not perfect, like anybody else.
If we destroy human rights and rule of law in the response to terrorism, they have won.
If any thing is sacred, the human body is sacred.
Cherish your human connections – your relationships with friends and family.
Money is human happiness in the abstract; he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes himself utterly to money.
Nothing is so healing as the human touch.
Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.
The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.
I was a common man, and I will always remain a common man. No amount of stardom will ever consume my soul. Money comes, money goes. Fame comes, fame goes. I believe every human being is a celebrity in their own right.
The human being is not the lord of beings, but the shepherd of Being.
Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency.
No greater problem is presented to the human mind.
The differences that separate human beings are nothing compared to the similarities that bond us together.
Every human being on this earth is born with a tragedy, and it isn’t original sin. He’s born with the tragedy that he has to grow up… a lot of people don’t have the courage to do it.
Human morality is unthinkable without empathy.
Always recognize that human individuals are ends, and do not use them as means to your end.
Let’s pray that the human race never escapes from Earth to spread its iniquity elsewhere.
The earth is the very quintessence of the human condition.
Soul music is about longevity and reaching and touching people on a human level – and that’s never going to get lost.
With so many ways to communicate at our disposal, we must not forget the transformative power of a live music experience and genuine human exchange.
War alone brings up to their highest tension all human energies and imposes the stamp of nobility upon the peoples who have the courage to make it.
Each Warrior wants to leave the mark of his will, his signature, on important acts he touches. This is not the voice of ego but of the human spirit, rising up and declaring that it has something to contribute to the solution of the hardest problems, no matter how vexing!
We are volcanoes. When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains.
To prefer evil to good is not in human nature; and when a man is compelled to choose one of two evils, no one will choose the greater when he might have the less.
Never let your zeal outrun your charity. The former is but human, the latter is divine.
In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
Bad human communication leaves us less room to grow.
My dream is to live a good life and be loving, be close to God and be a good human being and bring peace to people.
To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity.
Fanatics end by subverting their own argument. For instance, animal rights activists have some point, and many people feel sympathy with them. But animal rights fanatics do not have a point. They are the sort of people who threaten human beings in their effort to ‘defend’ animals.
The industrial revolution allowed us, for the first time, to start replacing human labour with machines.
The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started.
Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible.
I believe, as human beings, we sometimes indulge in self pity more than it’s necessary. Over my life’s journey, I have realised that overthinking about your problems and indulging in self-pity is not the answer to get through tough times.
All the evidence that we have indicates that it is reasonable to assume in practically every human being, and certainly in almost every newborn baby, that there is an active will toward health, an impulse towards growth, or towards the actualization.
Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one’s potential.
There are three essential factors in all human activity: spirit, materials, and action.
The analysis of character is the highest human entertainment.
Man is defined as a human being and a woman as a female – whenever she behaves as a human being she is said to imitate the male.
Everything we do, every thought we’ve ever had, is produced by the human brain. But exactly how it operates remains one of the biggest unsolved mysteries, and it seems the more we probe its secrets, the more surprises we find.
Love other human beings as you would love yourself.
For a long time I tried to manage an honesty and openness about my personal life because I’m human and I’m normal – well, semi-normal.
Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding.