In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.— Albert Schweitzer
Staggering Humane quotations
I'm for truth, no matter who tells it.
I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.
Love is friendship that has caught fire.
It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.
I just always wanted to study human behavior because every psychologist that I would talk to would tell me I was bipolar, and I know I'm not bipolar, so I had to perform a psychoanalysis on myself to find out that I have unresolved grief.
We're all human at the end of the day, making mistakes. But learn from them is the key.
Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
He's not perfect. You aren't either, and the two of you will never be perfect. But if he can make you laugh at least once, causes you to think twice, and if he admits to being human and making mistakes, hold onto him and give him the most you can.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
The basic tenet of black consciousness is that the black man must reject all value systems that seek to make him a foreigner in the country of his birth and reduce his basic human dignity.
Always recognize that human individuals are ends, and do not use them as means to your end.
There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.
I believe in one thing only, the power of human will.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
Economic growth without investment in human development is unsustainable - and unethical.
The greatest human attainment in all the world is for a life to be so surrendered to Him that the name of God Almighty will be glorified through that life.
I want people to remember me as someone whose life has been helpful to humanity.
To force a human being to learn according to a set curriculum is a dictatorial act.
People are of two types, they are either your brothers in faith or your equals in humanity.
Humanity, take a good look at yourself.
Inside, you’ve got heaven and earth, and all of creation. You’re a world—everything is hidden in you.
The revolution and women's liberation go together.
We do not talk of women's emancipation as an act of charity or out of a surge of human compassion. It is a basic necessity for the revolution to triumph. Women hold up the other half of the sky.
... People with great passions, people who accomplish great deeds, people who possess strong feelings, even people with great minds and a strong personality, rarely come out of good little boys and girls.
There is in this world no such force as the force of a person determined to rise. The human soul cannot be permanently chained.
Any child who is self-sufficient, who can tie his shoes, dress or undress himself, reflects in his joy and sense of achievement the image of human dignity which is derived from a sense of independence.
The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
To be humane, we must ever be ready to pronounce that wise, ingenious and modest statement 'I do not know'.
The child who has felt a strong love for his surroundings and for all living creatures, who has discovered joy and enthusiasm in work, gives us reason to hope that humanity can develop in a new direction.
Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.
Seven Deadly Sins Wealth without work Pleasure without conscience Science without humanity Knowledge without character Politics without principle Commerce without morality Worship without sacrifice.
Peace is what every human being is craving for, and it can be brought about by humanity through the child.
The fidelity of a dog is a precious gift demanding no less binding moral responsibilities than the friendship of a human being.
It's not for me. I tried human flesh and it's too salty for my taste.
In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.
The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.