165 Human Needs Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of human needs quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about wants needs.

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Top 10 Human Needs Quotes (BEST)

  1. 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. — Abraham Maslow
  2. 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
  3. 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. — Queen Elizabeth II
  4. If we would learn what the human race really is at bottom, we need only observe it in election times. — Mark Twain
  5. 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. — Vandana Shiva
  6. Only the power of the Living Christ proclaimed in demonstration of the Holy Spirit, can meet the urgent needs of humanity. — T.L. Osborn
  7. Let it not be said that I was silent when they needed me. — William Wilberforce
  8. 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. — Rosa Luxemburg
  9. You don't need human relationships to be happy, God has placed it all around us. — Christopher McCandless
  10. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness. — Charlie Chaplin

Short Human Needs Quotes

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  • Divine love always has met and always will meet every human need. — Mary Baker Eddy
  • Prayer is God's ordained way to bring His miracle power to bear in human need. — Wesley L Duewel
  • Communism needs democracy like the human body needs oxygen. — Leon Trotsky
  • There are four basic human needs; food, sleep, sex and revenge. — Banksy
  • To err is human, but to really foul things up you need a computer. — Paul R. Ehrlich
  • No animal needs to die in order for me to live. And that makes me feel good. — Howard Lyman
  • Europe will always provide shelter to those who are in need of international protection. — Ursula von der Leyen
  • Your rights matter, because you never know when you're going to need them. — Edward Snowden
  • We need to be smarter. We are very ignorant about things that go on in our solar system. — John Young
  • The humanities are the heartbeat of democracy, and we need to fight to keep them alive and well. — Martha C. Nussbaum

Human Needs Image Quotes

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To err is human, but to really foul things up you need a computer. — Paul R. Ehrlich

Human needs quote There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's bo
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.

What A Man Needs Quotes

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As a goalkeeper you need to be good at organising the people in front of you and motivating them. You need to see what's going on and react to the threats. Just like a good manager in business. — Peter Shilton

Most people don't pray until they're in trouble. When people need help they pray a lot. But after they get what they want, they slow down. If a man takes five showers a day, his body will be clean. Praying five times a day helps me clean my mind. — Muhammad Ali

What I need to do is have a great positive attitude and a great work ethic. Those two things validate me. Yes, it's important that I have good numbers, and I'm well-respected as a player. But I think it's more important that I'm respected as a man. — David Robinson

Human needs 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.

What clever man has ever needed to commit a crime? Crime is the last resort of political half-wits. — Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Many of my movies have strong female leads - brave, self-sufficient girls that don't think twice about fighting for what they believe in with all their heart. They'll need a friend, or a supporter, but never a savior. Any woman is just as capable of being a hero as any man. — Hayao Miyazaki

Figure out who you are separate from your family, and the man or woman you're in a relationship with. Find who you are in this world and what you need to feel good alone. I think that's the most important thing in life. Find a sense of self because with that, you can do anything else. — Angelina Jolie

Human needs quote The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs
The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lover of all kinds.

Each new generation asks – What is the meaning of life? A more fertile way of putting the question would be – Why does man need a meaning to life? — Peter Wessel Zapffe

I think I would rather be a man than a god. We don’t need anyone to believe in us. We just keep going anyhow. It’s what we do. — Neil Gaiman

What a man can be, he must be. This need we call self-actualization. — Abraham Maslow

It is not the nature of man, as I see it, ever to be quite satisfied with what he has in life.... Contentment tends to breed laxity, but a healthy discontent keeps us alert to the changing needs of our time. — Frances Perkins

Wants Needs Quotes

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If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining. — Sayings

All things of creation are children of the Father and thus brothers of man. ... God wants us to help animals, if they need help. Every creature in distress has the same right to be protected. — Francis of Assisi

We need to have music that contributes to the well-being of the spirit. Music that cradles people's lives and makes things a little easier. That's what I try to do, and what I want to do. You don't want to close the door on hope. — Merle Haggard

Human needs quote A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decis
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.

If you want to give birth to your true self, you are going to have to dig deep down into that body of yours and let your soul howl. Sometimes you have to take a leap of faith and trust that if you turn off your head, your feet will take you where you need to go. — Gabrielle Roth

For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it. — Usain Bolt

There were moments when I really just thought, I don't need anything and I don't need anyone. I just want to go away and disappear. — Shania Twain

Human needs quote Sometimes, a break from your routine is the very thing you need.
Sometimes, a break from your routine is the very thing you need.

To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness. — Mary, Queen of Scots

I am no longer cursed by poverty because I took possession of my own mind, and that mind has yielded me every material thing I want, and much more than I need. But this power of mind is a universal one, available to the humblest person as it is to the greatest. — Andrew Carnegie

Discipline yourself to do the things you need to do when you need to do them, and the day will come when you will be able to do the things you want to do when you want to do them! — Zig Ziglar

If you have confidence in your own words, aspirations, thoughts, and actions and do your very best, you will have no need to regret the outcome of what you do. Fear and trembling are lot of the person who, while stinting effort, hopes that everything will come out precisely as he wants. — Mas Oyama

What Is Humanity Quotes

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Peace is what every human being is craving for, and it can be brought about by humanity through the child. — Maria Montessori

What makes us human is not our mind but our heart, not our ability to think but our ability to love. — Henri Nouwen

Human development, as an approach, is concerned with what I take to be the basic development idea: namely, advancing the richness of human life, rather than the richness of the economy in which human beings live, which is only a part of it. — Amartya Sen

Human needs quote To thrive in life you need three bones. A wishbone. A backbone. And a funny bone
To thrive in life you need three bones. A wishbone. A backbone. And a funny bone.

Most human behavior is controlled by images. Image is a factor in how people look at themselves and what they use to reflect themselves. The control of images is a major factor in world power. — John Henrik Clarke

This is the real secret of life -- to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play. — Alan Watts

The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity is to contemplate the extent of human stupidity. — Voltaire

Human needs quote You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.
You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.

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

Everything on earth is beautiful, everything -- except what we ourselves think and do when we forget the higher purposes of life and our own human dignity. — Anton Chekhov

Stupidity is what we all have in common as human beings, but some people insist that improving it is their entitlement. — Pete Edochie

Play is the highest expression of human development in childhood for it alone is the free expression of what is in a child's soul. — Friedrich Frobel

Basic Human Needs Quotes

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Civilization no longer means capital accumulation per se; rather, it means what capital accumulation allows humans to achieve, flourishing and the freedom to seek greater meaning in life when their basic needs are assured and the most immediate dangers are under control. — Saifedean Ammous

There's a very basic human, non-verbal aspect to our need to make music and use it as part of our human expression. It doesn't have to do with body movements, it doesn't have to do with articulation of a language, but with something spiritual. — John Towner Williams

Thirty-five percent of Americans … are not making enough money to pay for basic human needs, and that means food, transportation and housing. and that means those Americans are sitting on the precipice of a cliff, that they're inches away from, or on top of, becoming homeless. — Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

Human needs quote If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining.
If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining.

Once one has been to these challenging terrible places they’re always strangely drawn back… because there’s nothing that can compare to seeing the raw reality of the basic human need for survival. It disgusts and inspires — Dan Eldon

The purpose of our life needs to be positive. We weren't born with the purpose of causing trouble, harming others. For our life to be of value, I think we must develop basic good human qualities - warmth, kindness, compassion. Then our life becomes meaningful and more peaceful - happier. — Dalai Lama

We demand a non-violent world where human security is the basis of our common global security. People have the right to live in a world where the basic needs of all peoples are addressed. No more military attacks. No more war. — Shirin Ebadi

Human needs quote Be kind to unkind people. They need it the most.
Be kind to unkind people. They need it the most.

I have seen that technology has contributed to improved communication, that it's contributed to better health care, that it's contributed to better food supplies, that it has contributed to all the basic human needs. — John Warnock

I want to take human rights out of their box. I want to show the relevance of the universal principles of human rights to the basic needs of health, security, education and equality. — Mary Robinson

I've always thought that the key to a good sex life is variety. That's why God gave me two hands. Humans love sex, we need sex, it's how we connect, it reminds us we're alive, it's the third most basic human need, after food and good movie popcorn. — Billy Crystal

Morals are concerned with what aids or impedes the fulfillment of basic human needs. — Peggy Noonan

Psychological Needs Quotes

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There are... for us no instincts—we no longer need the term in psychology. Everything we have been in the habit of calling an 'instinct' today is a result largely of training—belonging to man's learned behavior. — John B. Watson

Adolescents need freedom to choose, but not so much freedom that they cannot, in fact, make a choice. — Erik Erikson

Realizing that our actions, feelings and behaviour are the result of our own images and beliefs gives us the level that psychology has always needed for changing personality. — Maxwell Maltz

Human needs quote He who buys what he does not need stels from himself.
He who buys what he does not need stels from himself.

I think the future of psychotherapy and psychology is in the school system. We need to teach every child how to rarely seriously disturb himself or herself and how to overcome disturbance when it occurs. — Albert Ellis

Give yourself permission to immediately walk away from anything that gives you bad vibes. there is no need to explain or make sense of it. just trust what you feel. — Sonia Choquette

When it comes to attachment, the key question is not about dependency, but rather about how well we are able to balance our need for closeness and autonomy. — Amir Levine

Human needs quote People who feel the need to control others, don't have control over themselves.
People who feel the need to control others, don't have control over themselves.

What we learned is that when you conduct experiments, you should remember to hold back resources to give needed rocket boosters to the winning experiments. — Jeff Lawson

Attachment needs are wired in us from birth; they’re the fuel that powers our emotional engines. — Amir Levine

I kept on telling my parents school wasn’t for me. And they were like, ‘No you need to go university.’ — KSI

Walk away from anything that gives you a bad feeling. You don’t need to explain it to make sense of it. It’s your life. Do what makes you happy. — Russell Brunson

Emotional Needs Quotes

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The greatest need of our time is to clean out the enormous mass of mental and emotional rubbish that clutters our minds — Thomas Merton

Our emotional life maps our incompleteness: A creature without any needs would never have reasons for fear, or grief, or hope, or anger. — Martha C. Nussbaum

Exploiting people's emotions of fear, envy and anxiety is not hope, it's not change, it's partisanship. We don't need partisanship. We don't need demagoguery, we need solutions. — Paul Ryan

Music, uniquely among the arts, is both completely abstract and profoundly emotional. It has no power to represent anything particular or external, but it has a unique power to express inner states or feelings. Music can pierce the heart directly; it needs no mediation. — Oliver Sacks

You need to suspend your reaction when you feel like striking back, to listen when you feel like talking back, to ask questions when you feel like telling your opponent the answers, to bridge your differences when you feel like pushing for your way, and to educate when you feel like escalating. — William Ury

Once you understand what a messy, emotional, and destructive dynamic 'fairness' can be, you can see why 'fair' is a tremendously powerful word that you need to use with care. — Chris Voss

Happiness is a skill, emotional balance is a skill, compassion and altruism are skills, and like any skill they need to be developed. That's what education is about. — Matthieu Ricard

Our most basic emotional need is not to fall in love but to be genuinely loved by another, to know a love that grows out of reason and choice, not instinct. I need to be loved by someone who chooses to love me, who sees in me something worth loving. — Gary Chapman

Cloning may be good and it may be bad. Probably it's a bit of both. The question must not be greeted with reflex hysteria but decided quietly, soberly and on its own merits. We need less emotion and more thought. — Richard Dawkins

We try so hard to hide everything we're really feeling from those who probably need to know our true feelings the most. People try to bottle up their emotions, as if it's somehow wrong to have natural reactions to life. — Colleen Hoover

Basic Needs Quotes

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Differentiation is simply a teacher attending to the learning needs of a particular student or small groups of students, rather than teaching a class as though all individuals in it were basically alike. — Carol Ann Tomlinson

Today, we need a nation of Minutemen, citizens who are not only prepared to take arms, but citizens who regard the preservation of freedom as the basic purpose of their daily life and who are willing to consciously work and sacrifice for that freedom. — John F. Kennedy

In the new computer age, the proliferation of typefaces and type manipulations represents a new level of visual pollution threatening our culture. Out of thousands of typefaces, all we need are a few basic ones, and trash the rest. — Massimo Vignelli

Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works. — Carl Sagan

Basically, the reason I'm vegan is because when I was about 16 or 17 years old, I began to understand that we don't need to contribute to the killing and exploitation of animals to feed our bodies correctly. — Daniel Johns

For me to pay the rent next month, I needed to learn how to do SEO that day. And that's basically what I did. — Kyle Roof

Our reluctance to honestly examine the experience of aging and dying has increased the harm we inflict on people and denied them the basic comforts they most need. — Atul Gawande

If you go back to childhood, you observe that if a child’s basic needs are met their default state is happy – they don’t need an iPhone, they can play with their toes and be happy. — Mo Gawdat

A large company’s need to bring in a new chief executive from the outside is a damning sign of something basically wrong with the existing management. — Philip Arthur Fisher

They (Women Marines) don't have a nickname, and they don't need one. They get their basic training in a Marine atmosphere, at a Marine Post. They inherit the traditions of the Marines. They are Marines. — Thomas Holcomb

Wants And Needs Quotes

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If friends disappoint you over and over, that's in large part your own fault. Once someone has shown a tendency to be self-centered, you need to recognize that and take care of yourself; people aren't going to change simply because you want them to. — Oprah Winfrey

Someone needs to explain to me why wanting clean drinking water makes you an activist, and why proposing to destroy water with chemical warfare doesnt make a corporation a terrorist. — Winona LaDuke

That's what I'll be. A silhouette, rarely seen, and yet believed in. Kaeleigh wants to believe in me. I am her twin, forever alive inside her. And when she needs me, I am always here. — Ellen Hopkins

Milton Berle is an inspiration to every young person that wants to get into show business. Hard work, perseverance, and discipline: all the things you need...when you have no talent. — Dean Martin

Simplify your life. Don't waste the years struggling for things that are unimportant. Don't burden yourself with possessions. Keep your needs and wants simple and enjoy what you have. Don't destroy your peace of mind by looking back, worrying about the past. Live in the present. Simplify! — Henry David Thoreau

Peace and war begin at home. If we truly want peace in the world, let us begin by loving one another in our own families. If we want to spread joy, we need for every family to have joy. — Mother Teresa

Instead of closing our eyes and bowing our heads, sometimes God wants us to keep our eyes open for people in need, do something about it, and bow our whole lives to Him instead. — Bob Goff

I've never looked at myself and said that I need to be a certain way to be around a certain sort of people. I've always wanted to stay true to myself, and I've managed to do that. People have to accept that. — Jay-Z

Fill your hearts with love and gratitude. Life gives us what we need and not necessarily what we want. It follows its own wisdom, which is often incomprehensible to our gross minds. We should learn to accept situations in life. This attitude of acceptance is the secret to happiness. — Mata Amritanandamayi

The single biggest obstacle to us getting what we really need and want in life is right here. It's ourselves. — William Ury

Unmet Needs Quotes

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We're only as needy as our unmet needs. — John Bowlby

Every criticism, judgment, diagnosis, and expression of anger is the tragic expression of an unmet need. — Marshall B. Rosenberg

I can't comment on the internal decision-making at other companies, but RVT-101 has the potential to be a very valuable product in the treatment of Alzheimer's, which is a huge unmet medical need. — Vivek Ramaswamy

Most people are only as needy as their unmet needs. — Amir Levine

We have a responsibility as a state to protect our most vulnerable citizens: our children, seniors, people with disabilities. That is our moral obligation. But there is an economic justification too - we all pay when the basic needs of our citizens are unmet. — John Lynch

NoSQL databases emerged from unmet needs. — Dan Sullivan

At the root of every tantrum and power struggle are unmet needs. — Marshall B. Rosenberg

Bitterness is a nonproductive, toxic emotion, usually resulting from resentment over unmet needs. — Craig Groeschel

I only share when I have no unmet needs that I'm trying to fill. I firmly believe that being vulnerable with a larger audience is only a good idea if the healing is tied to the sharing, not to the expectations I might have for the response I get. — Brené Brown

All moralistic judgments, whether positive or negative, are tragic expressions of unmet needs. — Marshall B. Rosenberg

Needs And Wants Quotes

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We Jews, we are the destroyers and will remain the destroyers. Nothing you can do will meet our demands and needs. We will forever destroy because we want a world of our own. — Maurice Samuel

When you are trying to move mountains you want-and need-people on your side who want to move them with you. — Jamie Oliver

Before I take my last breath, before my last flower withers, I wish to live, I wish to make love, I wish to be in this world close to those who need me, those who I need, in order to learn, comprehend and rediscover that I can be and I want to be better at every moment. — Ahmad Shamloo

Before I die, I want to be somebody’s favorite hiding place, the place they can put everything they know they need to survive, every secret, every solitude, every nervous prayer, and be absolutely certain I will keep it safe. I will keep it safe. — Andrea Gibson

A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be. — Bruce Springsteen

I think it's great that we have organisations like Greenpeace. In a pluralistic society, we want to have people who point out all the problems that the Earth could encounter. But we need to understand that they are not presenting a full and rounded view. — Bjorn Lomborg

I'm trying to stop a civil war not because I'm a hero but because I want to have a future and I want freedom for my family, that means you need freedom too. Rising tides raise all ships but a lowering tide will beach us all. — Alex Jones

All negotiations are defined by a network of subterranean desires and needs. Don’t let yourself be fooled by the surface. Once you know that the Haitian kidnappers just want party money, you will be miles better prepared. — Chris Voss

Yes, God wants you to do signs and wonders. But the love of God manifested through you is what people really need. So you first must see His face. You must become so close to His very heartbeat that you can feel what others feel. — Heidi Baker

If you want a happy and fulfilled life, you need to be physically, mentally, spiritually, and financially fit. More money will fix your financial problems only. — Jaspreet Singh

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More Human Needs Quotes

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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. — Bernie Sanders

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. — Milton H. Erickson

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. — Kofi Annan

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. — Billy Graham

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. — Frantz Fanon

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. — Rudolf Steiner

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. — Urie Bronfenbrenner

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. — Walter E. Williams

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. — Hafez

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. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

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. — David Icke

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. — Brigitte Bardot

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. — Alicia Silverstone

But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most? — Mark Twain

The task of organizing human happiness needs the active cooperation of man and woman: it cannot be relegated to one half of the world. — Lillian Wald

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. — Townes Van Zandt

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. — Hugh Herr

At the intersection where your gifts, talents, and abilities meet a human need; therein you will discover your purpose — Aristotle

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. — Bernie Sanders

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. — Vida Goldstein

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. — David O. Mckay

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. — Alan Rickman

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 — Naomi Klein

Even when we try to switch off and press pause, we still look for more things to do. We forget that we are human beings. We need less doing and more being. — Rangan Chatterjee

Something in human nature causes us to start slacking off at our moment of greatest accomplishment. As you become successful, you will need a great deal of self-discipline not to lose your sense of balance, humility and commitment. — Ross Perot

Humanity needs practical men, who get the most out of their work, and, without forgetting the general good, safeguard their own interests. But humanity also needs dreamers, for whom the disinterested development of an enterprise is so captivating that it becomes impossible for them to devote their care to their own material profit. — Marie Curie

Although I am a voracious plant predator, one has to realize that there is not a human need for fruits and vegetables: just ask an Eskimo. — Steven Gundry

How can we get what we really want and at the same time deal with the needs of others in our lives? Perhaps no human dilemma is more pervasive or challenging. — William Ury

The problems we face today, violent conflicts, destruction of nature, poverty, hunger, and so on, are human-created problems which can be resolved through human effort, understanding and the development of a sense of brotherhood and sisterhood. We need to cultivate a universal responsibility for one another and the planet we share. — Dalai Lama

What parents teach is themselves, as models of what is human - by their moods, their reactions, their facial expressions and actions. These are the real things parents need to be aware of, and of how they affect their children. Allow them to know you, and it might become easier for them to learn about themselves. — Magda Gerber

As long as justice and injustice have not terminated their ever renewing fight for ascendancy in the affairs of mankind, human beings must be willing, when need is, to do battle for the one against the other. — John Stuart Mill

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