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It was extremely important to show that Wilde's sexuality was not just some intellectual idea. It was real, and it was about the human body. To just have mentioned it and not shown it would have been, I think, peculiar and wrong.
Human language appears to be a unique phenomenon, without significant analogue in the animal world.
Every aspect of human technology has a dark side, including the bow and arrow.
You're never going to kill storytelling, because it's built into the human plan. We come with it.
Hero-worship is strongest where there is least regard for human freedom.
All that is human must retrograde if it does not advance.
But, ancient Greece and ancient Rome - people did not happen to believe that creativity came from human beings back then, OK? People believed that creativity was this divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons.
I like the fact that in ancient Chinese art the great painters always included a deliberate flaw in their work: human creation is never perfect.
Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive of enlightened selfishness that today is at the basis of all human labor and effort, enterprise and new activity.
William Howard Taft
Human nature is above all things lazy.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Gambling is part of the human condition. I love it. I have the best time gambling. I've been winning fortunes, and I've been losing them.
Human nature is not black and white but black and grey.
To kill a human being is, after all, the least injury you can do him.
One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.
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.
Progress is measured by richness and intensity of experience - by a wider and deeper apprehension of the significance and scope of human existence.
The notion that human life is sacred just because it is human life is medieval.
When a man and a woman have an overwhelming passion for each other, it seems to me, in spite of such obstacles dividing them as parents or husband, that they belong to each other in the name of Nature, and are lovers by Divine right, in spite of human convention or the laws.
There's only one race - it's human. We are all brothers and sisters.
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.
A human being fashions his consequences as surely as he fashions his goods or his dwelling. Nothing that he says, thinks or does is without consequences.
The opposition is indispensable. A good statesman, like any other sensible human being, always learns more from his opposition than from his fervent supporters.
The Left has always sought single, non-values-based explanations for human behavior.
The human mind, if it is to keep its sanity, must maintain the nicest balance between unity and plurality.
The poet begins where the man ends. The man's lot is to live his human life, the poet's to invent what is nonexistent.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
Biography - a system in which the contradictions of a human life are unified.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
To be a revolutionary you have to be a human being. You have to care about people who have no power.
Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. People have the right to expect that these wants will be provided for by this wisdom.
I think all Americans believe in human rights. And health is an often overlooked aspect of basic human rights. And it's one that's easily corrected. The reason I say that is that many of the diseases that we treat around the world, I knew when I was a child. My mother was a registered nurse. And they no longer exist in our country.
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