God requires that we assist the animals, when they need our help. Each being (human or creature) has the same right of protection.— Francis of Assisi
Unpopular Human Needs quotations
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
When people appear to be something other than good and decent, it is only because they are reacting to stress, pain, or the deprivation of basic human needs such as security, love, and self-esteem.
If we would learn what the human race really is at bottom, we need only observe it in election times.
The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lover of all kinds.
We all need to get the balance right between action and reflection.
With so many distractions, it is easy to forget to pause and take stock.
Our highest endeavor must be to develop free human beings who are able of themselves to impart purpose and direction to their lives. The need for imagination, a sense of truth, and a feeling of responsibility—these three forces are the very nerve of education.
No president, not the smartest, best human being in the world can do it alone.
You cannot take on this, the power that is in Washington, to billionaires and lobbyist, the military industrial complex, all of this money and power, you can`t do it. You need a mass movement of American who are looking in congress and we say directly.
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
Each person is a unique individual. Hence, psychotherapy should be formulated to meet the uniqueness of the individual's needs, rather than tailoring the person to fit the Procrustean bed of a hypothetical theory of human behavior.
We need to promote greater tolerance and understanding among the peoples of the world. Nothing can be more dangerous to our efforts to build peace and development than a world divided along religious, ethnic or cultural lines. In each nation, and among all nations, we must work to promote unity based on our shared humanity.
The liberation of the earth, the liberation of women, the liberation of all humanity is the next step of freedom we need to work for, and it's the next step of peace that we need to create.
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.
The greatest need in the world is the transformation of human nature.
We need a new heart that will not have lust and greed and hate in it. We need a heart filled with love and peace and joy, and that is why Jesus came into the world.
Only the power of the Living Christ proclaimed in demonstration of the Holy Spirit, can meet the urgent needs of humanity.
The basic confrontation which seemed to be colonialism versus anti-colonialism, indeed capitalism versus socialism, is already losing its importance. What matters today, the issue which blocks the horizon, is the need for a redistribution of wealth. Humanity will have to address this question, no matter how devastating the consequences may be.
Sometimes, a break from your routine is the very thing you need.
Let it not be said that I was silent when they needed me.
Being human means throwing your whole life on the scales of destiny when need be, all the while rejoicing in every sunny day and every beautiful cloud.
More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness.
To thrive in life you need three bones. A wishbone. A backbone. And a funny bone.
You don't need human relationships to be happy, God has placed it all around us.
There are people in need of help. Charity is one of the nobler human motivations. The act of reaching into one's own pockets to help a fellow man in need is praiseworthy and laudable. Reaching into someone else's pocket is despicable and worthy of condemnation.
Turning on the television set can turn off the process that transforms children into people... It is primarily through observing, playing, and working with others older and younger than himself that a child discovers both what he can do and who he can become — that he develops both his ability and his identity.
You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.
Do not surrender your grief so quickly Let it cut more deeply Let it ferment and season you As few human or divine ingredients can Something is missing in my heart tonight That has made my eyes so soft And my voice so tender And my need of God so absolutely clear.
May I stress the need for courageous, intelligent, and dedicated leadership.
.. Leaders of sound integrity. Leaders not in love with publicity, but in love with justice. Leaders not in love with money, but in love with humanity. Leaders who can subject their particular egos to the greatness of the cause.
We laugh at sheep because sheep just follow the one in front.
We humans have out-sheeped the sheep, because at least the sheep need a sheep dog to keep them in line. Humans keep each other in line. And they do it by ridiculing or condemning anyone who commits the crime, and that’s what it’s become, of being different.
If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining.
Human cruelty knows no limits and that one needs immense courage and a will of iron to help others understand that animals are made of flesh and blood like us, that they suffer the same pains as us, that they deserve the same respect as us and that their continuous slaughter should not be part of human entertainment.
But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?
The task of organizing human happiness needs the active cooperation of man and woman: it cannot be relegated to one half of the world.
He who buys what he does not need stels from himself.
I don't have any understanding of a human being who doesn't respect the beauty of life and that goes for all creatures that have thoughts, feelings and needs.
Humans can't live in the present, like animals do.
Humans are always thinking about the future or the past. So it's a veil of tears, man. I don't know anything that's going to benefit me now, except love. I just need an overwhelming amount of love. And a nap. Mostly a nap.
Divine love always has met and always will meet every human need.
Be kind to unkind people. They need it the most.
Humans are not disabled. A person can never be broken. Our built environment, our technologies, are broken and disabled. We the people need not accept our limitations, but can transcend disability through technological innovation.
Let us wage a moral and political war against war itself, so that we can cut military spending and use that money for human needs.
At the intersection where your gifts, talents, and abilities meet a human need;
therein you will discover your purpose
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Prayer is God's ordained way to bring His miracle power to bear in human need.
Communism needs democracy like the human body needs oxygen.
Protest to be effective, must be followed by resolute action and at this crisis in world history when materialistic energy aims at overthrowing spiritual energy and moral values, action needs to develop into a world crusade for the Spiritual Humanity.
I'm going to tell you the most important secret of human life.
The most critical need of the human soul is to be kind.
And it's a human need to be told stories.
The more we're governed by idiots and have no control over our destinies, the more we need to tell stories to each other about who we are, why we are, where we come from, and what might be possible.