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The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class-it is the cause of human kind, the very birthright of humanity.
Anna Julia Cooper
If you don't want women to do whatever they need to do then you must provide them with food, you must provide them with shelter and their basic human rights.
It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast of his prowess, while defeat injures the reputation even of the brave.
Wherever there is a human being, I see God-given rights inherent in that being, whatever may be the sex or complexion.
William Lloyd Garrison
Sports is human life in microcosm.
The insufferable arrogance of human beings to think that Nature was made solely for their benefit, as if it was conceivable that the sun had been set afire merely to ripen men's apples and head their cabbages.
Cyrano de Bergerac
Ever since then, all descendant vertebrates have had the forward end of the digestive system and the forward end of the respiratory system very much involved with each other. This manifests itself in the human body with a crossing of the two systems in the throat.
George C. Williams
Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible.
It is in the very nature of things human that every act that has once made its appearance and has been recorded in the history of mankind stays with mankind as a potentiality long after its actuality has become a thing of the past.
We have almost succeeded in leveling all human activities to the common denominator of securing the necessities of life and providing for their abundance.
There isn't a single human being who hasn't plenty to cry over, and the trick is to make the laughs outweigh the tears.
There's no map to human behaviour.
The beginnings and endings of all human undertakings are untidy.
For the human mind is seldom at stay: If you do not grow better, you will most undoubtedly grow worse.
Sobriety was the greatest gift I ever gave myself. I don't put it on a platform. I don't campaign about it. It's just something that works for me. It enabled me to really connect with another human being - my wife, Sheryl - which I was never able to do before.
True human goodness, in all its purity and freedom, can come to the fore only when its recipient has no power.
For a novelist, a given historic situation is an anthropologic laboratory in which he explores his basic question: What is human existence?
The main failure of education is that it has not prepared people to comprehend matters concerning human destiny.
The human body experiences a powerful gravitational pull in the direction of hope. That is why the patient's hopes are the physician's secret weapon. They are the hidden ingredients in any prescription.
There is a spirit and a need and a man at the beginning of every great human advance. Every one of these must be right for that particular moment of history, or nothing happens.
Coretta Scott King
Mythology and science both extend the scope of human beings. Like science and technology, mythology, as we shall see, is not about opting out of this world, but about enabling us to live more intensely within it.
So what we're talking about here is human rights. The right to live like a human. The right to live, period. And what we're facing in Africa is an unprecedented threat to human dignity and equality.
Hero-worship is strongest where there is least regard for human freedom.
No one can find inner peace except by working, not in a self- centered way, but for the whole human family.
The muscular, athletic type is not representative of the human race, who are varied in their physique.
Beyond the beauty, the sex, the titillation, the surface, there is a human being. And that has to emerge.
I'm a human being and I fall in love and sometimes I don't have control of every situation.
I do, indeed, close my door at times and surrender myself to a book, but only because I can open the door again and see a human face looking at me.
The inner world is very potent for me - I don't ascribe to any God or Jesus or Buddha - I just have a sense of it and revere it along with the natural world and human consciousness.
God is not anything human. God is a force, God is chaos, God is unknown. God is terror and enlightenment at the same time.
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