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Human folly does not impede the turning of the stars.
Our moral, religious, and political traditions are united in their respect for the dignity of human life.
For me, comedy is a day-to-day report on the human condition. It's what's happening right now. I get maybe 20 minutes of my act straight from the newspaper.
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
You say that your hope is in God, and he will, I am sure, stand by you. But you must not forget that you have been given worldly means to use and employ against human arrogance and wrong; it is necessary to see such things with a broad mind in order to oppose them.
I think that what went wrong with religion is the same thing that went wrong with politics. Is that it became too money based and too controlling. It's just a weakness that we human beings have for control - we want one thing and then we want more and then we want more.
A technical solution may be defined as one that requires a change only in the techniques of the natural sciences, demanding little or nothing in the way of change in human values or ideas of morality.
Bad human communication leaves us less room to grow.
An unexamined faith is not worth having, for fundamentalism and uncritical certitude entail the rejection of one of the great human gifts: that of free will, of the liberty to make up our own minds based on evidence and tradition and reason.
It is impossible to underrate human intelligence - beginning with one's own.
Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education.
Beware how you take away hope from any human being.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
May it not be that, just as we have to have faith in Him, God has to have faith in us and, considering the history of the human race so far, may it not be that 'faith' is even more difficult for Him than it is for us?
W. H. Auden
Success for me its to raise happy, healthy human beings.
Individual psychotherapy - that is, engaging a distressed fellow human in a disciplined conversation and human relationship - requires that the therapist have the proper temperament and philosophy of life for such work. By that I mean that the therapist must be patient, modest, and a perceptive listener, rather than a talker and advice-giver.
In history as in human life, regret does not bring back a lost moment and a thousand years will not recover something lost in a single hour.
The beauty one can find in art is one of the pitifully few real and lasting products of human endeavor.
Religion is the last refuge of human savagery.
Alfred North Whitehead
Bereavement is the deepest initiation into the mysteries of human life, an initiation more searching and profound than even happy love.
The courage of a soldier is found to be the cheapest and most common quality of human nature.
Storytelling in general is a communal act. Throughout human history, people would gather around, whether by the fire or at a tavern, and tell stories. One person would chime in, then another, maybe someone would repeat a story they heard already but with a different spin. It's a collective process.
War, famine, poverty and oppression of the workers will continue while woman makes life cheap. They will cease only when she limits her reproductivity and human life is no longer a thing to be wasted.
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
There's no map to human behaviour.
No human being can really understand another, and no one can arrange another's happiness.
Cats and monkeys; monkeys and cats; all human life is there.
There is no law, divine or human, that the saloon respects.
They are just 100 per cent bear, whereas human beings feel we're not 100 per cent human, that we're always letting ourselves down. We're constantly striving towards something, to some fulfilment.
I'm not afraid of werewolves or vampires or haunted hotels, I'm afraid of what real human beings to do other real human beings.
Walter Jon Williams
Every reasonable human being should be a moderate Socialist.
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