As human beings we suffer from an innate tendency to jump to conclusions; to judge people too quickly and to pronounce them failures or heroes without due consideration of the actual facts and ideals of the period.— Prince Charles
Breathtaking Humanism quotations
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
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.
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.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Peace is what every human being is craving for, and it can be brought about by humanity through the child.
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 fidelity of a dog is a precious gift demanding no less binding moral responsibilities than the friendship of a human being.
All human unhappiness comes from not facing reality squarely, exactly as it is.
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.
Seven Deadly Sins Wealth without work Pleasure without conscience Science without humanity Knowledge without character Politics without principle Commerce without morality Worship without sacrifice.
In every human Beast, God has implanted a Principle, which we call Love of Freedom; it is impatient of Oppression, and pants for Deliverance.
It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.
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.
God requires that we assist the animals, when they need our help.
Each being (human or creature) has the same right of protection.
This creature softened my heart of stone.
She died and with her died my last warm feelings for humanity.
The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul.
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.
We’re not Indians and we’re not Native Americans.
We’re older than both concepts. We’re the people, we’re the human beings.
Every man has a right to his own opinion.
Every race has a right to its own action; therefore let no man persuade you against your will, let no other race influence you against your own.
The way of the miracle-worker is to see all human behavior as one of two things: either love, or a call for love.
To fall in love with God is the greatest romance;
to seek him the greatest adventure; to find him, the greatest human achievement.
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.
Every human being is a raindrop. And when enough of the raindrops become clear and coherent they then become the power of the storm.
Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.
I'm just a human being trying to make it in a world that is very rapidly losing it's understanding of being human.
We're all human at the end of the day, making mistakes. But learn from them is the key.
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.
Laughter is the greatest weapon we have and we, as humans, use it the least.
I want people to remember me as someone whose life has been helpful to humanity.
Economic growth without investment in human development is unsustainable - and unethical.
People are of two types, they are either your brothers in faith or your equals in humanity.
One thing that defines humans: if we can imagine it, we can do it.
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.
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.
... 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.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
There is in this world no such force as the force of a person determined to rise. The human soul cannot be permanently chained.
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.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
The last of the human freedoms - to choose ones attitude in any given set of circumstances.
It's not for me. I tried human flesh and it's too salty for my taste.
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 mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.
If exposure of body is modernism, then animals are more modern than humans.
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.