Religion and practical life are not different. To take sanyas (renunciation) is not to abandon life. The real spirit is to make the country, your family, work together instead of working only for your own. The step beyond is to serve humanity and the next step is to serve God.— Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Revealing Human Family quotations
Self-actualizing people have a deep feeling of identification, sympathy, and affection for human beings in general. They feel kinship and connection, as if all people were members of a single family.
No matter what you've done for yourself or for humanity, if you can't look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished?
No other success can compensate for failure in the home.
The poorest shack in which love prevails over a united family is of greater value to God and future humanity that any other riches. In such a home God can work miracles and will work miracles.
Is not the festive season when families and friends exchange gifts in memory of The Gift laid on the altar of the world for the redemption of the human race, the most appropriate time to consecrate a portion from abounding riches and scant poverty to send forth the good tidings of great joy into all the earth?
Migration is an expression of the human aspiration for dignity, safety and a better future. It is part of the social fabric, part of our very make-up as a human family
The universe is my country and the human family is my tribe.
We are all one family in the world. Building a community that empowers everyone to attain their full potential through each of us respecting each other's dignity, rights and responsibilities makes the world a better place to live.
God did not create a human family made up of segregated, dissociated, mutually independent members. No; he would have them all united by the bond of total love of Him and consequent self-dedication to assisting each other to maintain that bond intact.
Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.
If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
Sometimes I think that idlers seem to be a special class for whom nothing can be planned, plead as one will with them - their only contribution to the human family is to warm a seat at the common table.
Whether we like it or not, we have all been born into this world as part of one great human family. Rich or poor, educated or uneducated, belonging to one nation or another, to one religion or another, adhering to this ideology or that, ultimately each of is just a human being like everyone else. We all desire happiness and do not want suffering.
A sense of concern for others gives our lives meaning; it is the root of all human happiness
The diversity in the human family should be the cause of love and harmony, as it is in music where many different notes blend together in the making of a perfect chord.
My activism did not spring from being black.
..The racial injustice that was present in this country during my youth was a challenge to my belief in the oneness of the human family.
May the boldest fear and the wisest tremble when incurring responsibilities on which may depend our country's peace and prosperity, and in some degree the hopes and happiness of the whole human family.
All my family, my blood, is mixed up now.
They don't even all know each other. I just hope they don't never hate or fight each other, not knowin who they are. Cause all these people livin are brothers and sisters and cousins. All these beautiful different colors! We!... We the human Family. God says so! FAMILY!
If you want to do your best for future generations of humanity, for your friends and family, you must begin by taking good care of yourself.
The golden way is to be friends with the world and to regard the whole human family as one.
This religion (Islam) recognizes all men as brothers.
It accepts all human beings as equals before God, and as equal members in the Human Family of Mankind.
Being a parent is the greatest trust that has been given to human beings.
Nuclear weapons are the scourge of the earth;
to mine for them, manufacture them, deploy them, use them, is a curse against God, the human family, and the earth itself.
I have no sense of nationalism, only a cosmic consciousness of belonging to the human family.
Grounded in international human rights, gender equality doesn’t just improve the lives of individual women, girls, and their families; it makes economic sense, strengthens democracy, and enables long-term sustainable progress.
I call that church free which enters into the covenant with the ultimate source of existence. It binds together families and generations, protecting against the idolatry of any human claim to absolute truth or authority.
My first priority is my family. I am human. But my whole family knows what my priority is. Family is always first. But my work is under nothing else, except God.
Compassion will no longer be seen as a spiritual luxury for a contemplative few;
rather it will be viewed as a social necessity for the entire human family.
Money is human kind's greatest invention.
Money doesn't discriminate. Money doesn't care whether a person is poor, whether a person comes from a good family, or what his skin color is. Anybody can make money.
To defeat terrorism, we must acknowledge that we are all human beings.
It is not our choice to belong to a particular race or family. We should be freed from fear of the other and enjoy diversity within democracy. I believe that dialogue and education are the most effective means to surpass our differences.
The majority of the diseases which the human family have been and still are suffering under, they have created by ignorance of their own organic health, and work perseveringly to tear themselves to pieces, and when broken down and debilitated in body and mind, send for the doctor and drug themselves to death.
If we could but recognize our common humanity, that we do belong together, that our destinies are bound up in one another's, that we can be free only together, that we can be human only together, then a glorious world would come into being where all of us lived harmoniously together as members of one family, the human family.
[About gorillas] You take these fine, regal animals.
How many (human) fathers have the same sense of paternity? How many human mothers are more caring? The family structure is unbelievably strong.
None of us knows what might happen even the next minute, yet still we go forward. Because we trust. Because we have Faith.
All the average human being asks is something he can call a home;
a family that is fed and warm; and now and then a little happiness; once in a long while an extravagance.