quote by Paulo Freire

No one is born fully-formed: it is through self-experience in the world that we become what we are.

— Paulo Freire

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Human form quote I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world wil

I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.

In the end anti-black, anti-female, and all forms of discrimination are equivalent to the same thing: anti-humanism.

If all the insects were to disappear from the earth, within 50 years all life on earth would end. If all human beings disappeared from the earth, within 50 years all forms of life would flourish.

Human form quote Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

I'm not an abstractionist. I'm not interested in the relationship of color or form or anything else. I'm interested only in expressing basic human emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on.

Imperialism is a system of exploitation that occurs not only in the brutal form of those who come with guns to conquer territory. Imperialism often occurs in more subtle forms, a loan, food aid, blackmail . We are fighting this system that allows a handful of men on earth to rule all of humanity.

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.

Human form quote All human unhappiness comes from not facing reality squarely, exactly as it is.

All human unhappiness comes from not facing reality squarely, exactly as it is.

The desire for symmetry, for balance, for rhythm in form as well as in sound, is one of the most inveterate of human instincts.

I believe that we are put here in human form to decipher the hieroglyphs of love and suffering. And, there is no degree of love or intensity of feeling that does not bring with it the possibility of a crippling hurt. But, it is a duty to take that risk and love without reserve or defense.

Don't be afraid. Human birth is full of suffering and one has to endure everything patiently, taking the Name of God. None, not even God in human form can escape the sufferings of the body and mind.

Human form quote It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.

It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.

What we call the highest and the lowest in nature are both equally perfect.

A willow bush is as beautiful as the human form divine.

Star Trek was an attempt to say that humanity will reach maturity and wisdom on the day that it begins not just to tolerate, but take a special delight in differences in ideas and differences in life forms.

Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing.

Human form quote Don't grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.

Don't grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.

Our economy is at war with many forms of life on earth, including human life.

What the climate needs to avoid collapse is a contraction of humanity's use of resources; what our economic model demands to avoid collapse is unfettered expansion. Only one of these sets of rules can be changed, and it's not the laws of nature

Working is one of the most dangerous forms of procrastination.

The metaphor of the king as the shepherd of his people goes back to ancient Egypt. Perhaps the use of this particular convention is due to the fact that, being stupid, affectionate, gregarious, and easily stampeded, the societies formed by sheep are most like human ones.

Human form quote The way of the miracle-worker is to see all human behavior as one of two things:

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 world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life.

... it is not the color of the skin that makes the man or the woman, but the principle formed in the soul. Brilliant wit will shine, come from whence it will; and genius and talent will not hide the brightness of its lustre.

Educational exchange can turn nations into people, contributing as no other form of communication can to the humanizing of international relations

Human form quote The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul.

The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul.

Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing.

What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity.

We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.

In the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (December 1948) in most solemn form, the dignity of a person is acknowledged to all human beings; and as a consequence there is proclaimed, as a fundamental right, the right of free movement in search for truth and in the attainment of moral good and of justice, and also the right to a dignified life.

Human form quote Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agen

Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.

We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.

I think laughter may be a form of courage. As humans we sometimes stand tall and look into the sun and laugh, and I think we are never more brave than when we do that.

I present myself to you in a form suitable to the relationship I wish to achieve with you.

Human form quote Laughter is the greatest weapon we have and we, as humans, use it the least.

Laughter is the greatest weapon we have and we, as humans, use it the least.

We must build a movement for education, not incarceration.

A movement for jobs, not jails. A movement that will end all forms of discrimination against people released from prison - discrimination that denies them basic human rights to work, shelter and food.

Human beings were not meant to sit in little cubicles staring at computer screens all day, filling out useless forms and listening to eight different bosses drone on about about mission statements.

We do not choose political freedom because it promises us this or that.

We choose it because it makes possible the only dignified form of human coexistence, the only form in which we can be fully responsible for ourselves. Whether we realize its possibilities depends on all kinds of things — and above all on ourselves.

Human form quote Poverty is the worst form of violence.

Poverty is the worst form of violence.

Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation.

Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.

Homophobia is like racism and anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry in that it seeks to dehumanize a large group of people, to deny their humanity, their dignity and personhood.

Human form quote One thing that defines humans: if we can imagine it, we can do it.

One thing that defines humans: if we can imagine it, we can do it.

The buttocks are the most aesthetically pleasing part of the body because they are non-functional. Although they conceal an essential orifice, these pointless globes are as near as the human form can ever come to abstract art.

Spiritual formation for the Christian basically refers to the Spirit-driven process of forming the inner world of the human self in such a way that it becomes like the inner being of Christ himself.

I think the poet is the last person who is still speaking the truth when no one else dares to. I think the poet is the first person to begin the shaping and visioning of the new forms and the new consciousness when no one else has begun to sense it; I think these are two of the most essential human functions.

An original is a creation motivated by desire.

Any reproduction of an originals motivated be necessity. It is marvelous that we are the only species that creates gratuitous forms. To create is divine, to reproduce is human.

God is one, but he has innumerable forms.

He is the creator of all and He himself takes the human form.

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