I love you also means I love you more than anyone loves you, or has loved you, or will love you, and also, I love you in a way that no one loves you, or has loved you, or will love you, and also, I love you in a way that I love no one else, and never have loved anyone else, and never will love anyone else.— Jonathan Safran Foer
Exciting Human Condition quotations
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
I come to present the strong claims of suffering humanity.
I come to place before the Legislature of Massachusetts the condition of the miserable, the desolate, the outcast. I come as the advocate of helpless, forgotten, insane men and women; of beings sunk to a condition from which the unconcerned world would start with real horror.
If you think for one second no one knows what you've been going through;
be accepting of the fact that you are wrong, that the long drawn and heavy breaths of despair have at times been felt by everyone - that pain is part of the human condition and that alone makes you a legion.
All human unhappiness comes from not facing reality squarely, exactly as it is.
Ordinary love is selfish, darkly rooted in desires and satisfactions.
Divine love is without condition, without boundary, without change. The flux of the human heart is gone forever at the transfixing touch of pure love.
Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone.
Compassion constitutes a radical form of criticism, for it announces that the hurt is to be taken seriously, that the hurt is not to be accepted as normal and natural, but is an abnormal and unacceptable condition for humanness.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Don't think about what can happen in a month.
Don't think about what can happen in a year. Just focus on the 24 hours in front of you and do what you can to get closer to where you want to be!
Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.
As a race, the African is inferior to the white man.
Subordination to the white man is his normal condition. He is not his equal by nature and cannot be made so by human laws or human institutions. Our system, therefore, so far as regards this inferior race, rests upon this great immutable law of nature.
Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.
Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition, there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.
We are victims of evil customs. It is a crime against humanity that our women are shut up within the four walls of the houses as prisoners. There is no sanction anywhere for the deplorable condition in which our women have to live.
Boredom, anger, sadness, or fear are not 'yours,' not personal.
They are conditions of the human mind. They come and go. Nothing that comes and goes is you.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
Suffering is part of the human condition, and it comes to us all.
The key is how we react to it, either turning away from God in anger and bitterness or growing closer to Him in trust and confidence.
I am not myself free or human until or unless I recognize the freedom and humanity of all my fellowmen... I am truly free only when all human beings, men and women, are equally free. The freedom of other men, far from negating or limiting my freedom, is, on the contrary, its necessary premise and confirmation.
Aging is no accident. It is necessary to the human condition, intended by the soul. We become more characteristic of who we are simply by lasting into later years; the older we become, the more our true natures emerge. Thus the final years have a very important purpose: the fulfillment and confirmation of one’s character.
It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.
It's a basic truth of the human condition that everybody lies. The only variable is about what.
Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being
the free soul is rare, but you know it when you see it - basically because you feel good, very good, when you are near or with them.
The way of the miracle-worker is to see all human behavior as one of two things: either love, or a call for love.
The mind of an enlightened human being is flexible and adaptable.
The mind of the ignorant person is conditioned and fixed.
Trying to figure things out was my gig.
Without the human condition, there's no struggle, no pain and that means no laughter.
The character of human life, like the character of the human condition, like the character of all life, is "ambiguity": the inseparable mixture of good and evil, the true and false, the creative and destructive forces-both individual and social.
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Remember, no human condition is ever permanent.
Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune nor too scornful in misfortune.
Good science and good art are always about a condition of awe.
I don't think there is any other function for the poet or the scientist in the human tribe but the astonishment of the soul.
All things appear and disappear because of the concurrence of causes and conditions. Nothing ever exists entirely alone; everything is in relation to everything else.
The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul.
No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa.
To understand another human being you must gain some insight into the conditions which made him what he is.
Blind faith, no matter how passionately expressed, will not suffice.
Science for its part will test relentlessly every assumption about the human condition.
Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.
A human being becomes human not through the casual convergence of certain biological conditions, but through an act of will and love on the part of other people.
In the Bible poverty is a scandalous condition inimical to human dignity and therefore contrary to the will of God.
Lawyers should be chosen because they can demonstrate a history rich in human traits, the ability to care, the courage to fight, the will to win, a concern for the human condition, a passion for justice and simple uncompromising honesty. These are the traits of the lawyer.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Let woman's claim be as broad in the concrete as the abstract.
We take our stand on the solidarity of humanity, the oneness of life, and the unnaturalness and injustice of all special favoritism, whether of sex, race, country, or condition. If one link of the chain is broken, the chain is broken.
Space-ships and time machines are no escape from the human condition.
Let Othello subject Desdemona to a lie-detector test; his jealousy will still blind him to the evidence. Let Oedipus triumph over gravity; he won't triumph over his fate.
It's a basic truth of the human condition that everybody lies.
The only variable is about what. The weird thing about telling someone they're dying is it tends to focus their priorities. You find out what matters to them. What they're willing to die for... What they're willing to lie for.
Sometimes beautiful things come into our lives out of nowhere.
We can't always understand them, but we have to trust in them. I know you want to question everything, but sometimes it pays to just have a little faith.
under the present brutal and primitive conditions on this planet, every person you meet should be regarded as one of the walking wounded. we have never seen a man or woman not slightly deranged by either anxiety or grief. we have never seen a totally sane human being.