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Although we have, in theory, abolished human slavery, recognized women's rights, and stopped child labor, we continue to enslave other species who, if we simply pay attention, show quite clearly that they experience parental love, pain, and the desire for freedom, just as we do.
He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
The science of the mind can only have for its proper goal the understanding of human nature by every human being, and through its use, brings peace to every human soul.
People need motivation to do anything. I don't think human beings learn anything without desperation.
If the structures of the human mind remain unchanged, we will always end up re-creating the same world, the same evils, the same dysfunction.
My own view is that being a vegetarian or vegan is not an end in itself, but a means towards reducing both human and animal suffering and leaving a habitable planet to future generations.
If you don't deal with your shadows, you are condemned to repeat the same mistake over and over, as a human being or as a society.
Jesus wept; Voltaire smiled. From that divine tear and from that human smile is derived the grace of present civilization.
Our technology, our machines, is part of our humanity. We created them to extend ourselves, and that is what is unique about human beings.
The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every time you meet a human being.
When people laugh at Mickey Mouse, it's because he's so human; and that is the secret of his popularity.
You don't have to teach people how to be human. You have to teach them how to stop being inhuman.
Every renaissance comes to the world with a cry, the cry of the human spirit to be free.
Unprecedented technological capabilities combined with unlimited human creativity have given us tremendous power to take on intractable problems like poverty, unemployment, disease, and environmental degradation. Our challenge is to translate this extraordinary potential into meaningful change.
So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will accompany and sustain it and give it expressive meaning.
The family only represents one aspect, however important an aspect, of a human being's functions and activities. A life is beautiful and ideal or the reverse, only when we have taken into our consideration the social as well as the family relationship.
Even when people are so judgmental about what you wear or your weight you just have to step away and be like, 'I'm a normal, fine human being.'
Whereas religious prayers sing of peace and harmony, religion has divided human beings through an atrocious history of enmity and bloodshed. Yet, behind the veil of superficiality and hypocrisy, I always believed in the inherent beauty of God that lies at the essence of all true spiritual paths.
Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature because in her inventions nothing is lacking, and nothing is superfluous.
Leonardo da Vinci
We of Africa protest that, in this day and age, we should continue to be treated as lesser human beings than other races.
The strongest argument against totalitarianism may be a recognition of a universal human nature; that all humans have innate desires for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. The doctrine of the blank slate... is a totalitarian's dream.
When Twitter made its way to my radar I looked at it as a curiosity, then started experimenting. I approached that as a place to be less formal and more off-the-cuff, honest and 'human.'
The greatest enemy to human souls is the self-righteous spirit which makes men look to themselves for salvation.
Some values must be universal, like human rights and the equal worth of every human being.
If we destroy human rights and rule of law in the response to terrorism, they have won.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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