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He was a great patriot, a humanitarian, a loyal friend; provided, of course, he really is dead.
We need to shift from an economic organizing principle for human civilization, to a humanitarian organizing principle. Making money more important than your own children is a pathological way for an individual to run their affairs, and it's a pathological way for a society to run its affairs.
Most wars, after all, present themselves as humanitarian endeavors to help people.
Why do musicians give so much time to charitable causes? The most humanitarian cause that we can give our time to is the creation and performance of music itself.
If I don't talk about my religion, if I say I'm not discussing it or different humanitarian things I'm working on, they're like, 'He's avoiding it.' If I do talk about it, it becomes, 'Oh, he's proselytizing.'
Forcing people to be generous isn't humanitarian, effective, compassionate or moral. Only acts that are truly voluntary for all concerned can be truly compassionate.
I'm not a humanitarian, I'm a hell-raiser.
It's very difficult to ignore humanitarian disasters. The royalties from my albums continue to support my charity work.
A person who has sympathy for mankind in the lump, faith in its future progress, and desire to serve the great cause of this progress, should be called not a humanist, but a humanitarian, and his creed may be designated as humanitarianism.
There is a humanitarian impulse that one aspires to and there are days when one doesn't do it very well.
Humanitarian appeals always help. They penetrate deeper than political tradeoffs.
The humanitarian lays stress almost solely upon breadth of knowledge and sympathy.
I support concrete and progressive immigration reform based on three primary criteria: family reunification, economic contributions, and humanitarian concerns.
The most wonderful study of mankind is man. Relieving human suffering and diffusing universal knowledge is humanitarian.
Daniel D. Palmer
The humanitarian would, of course, have us meddle in foreign affairs as part of his program of world service.
If they wish to alleviate the sufferings of the exploited classes, let them live up to their pretensions, let them abandon the academy and go out there and work politically and economically and in a humanitarian spirit.
A remarkable feature of the humanitarian movement, on both its sentimental and utilitarian sides, has been its preoccupation with the lot of the masses.
Art to me is a humanitarian act and I believe that there is a responsibility that art should somehow be able to effect mankind, to make the word a better place.
I believe in humanitarian capitalism, and there are good people on Wall Street.
Emancipation came to the colored race in America as a war measure. It was an act of military necessity. Manifestly it would have come without war, in the slower process of humanitarian reform and social enlightenment.
A feminist man is a bit like a vegetarian: it's the humanitarian principle he's defending, I suppose.
I've made humanitarian causes and my children much more my priority than the Hollywood scene, being liked and getting movie parts.
I'm not a humanitarian. I'm a hell-raiser.
Mary Harris Jones
We've killed a million Iraqis since the start of the Gulf war - mostly by blocking humanitarian aid.
Dad and mom would have preferred that I be a doctor, a lawyer, a scientist, or a great humanitarian.
It doesn't make a lot of sense for us to borrow money from the Chinese to go give to another country for humanitarian aid. We ought to get the Chinese to take care of the people.
I am an actress, I earn money, I am well-known. I don't think it is altruism to become engaged in humanitarian work. It's the least one can do.
My humanitarian work evolved from being with my family. My mom, my dad, they really set a great example for giving back. My mom was a nurse, my dad was a school teacher. But my mom did a lot of things for geriatrics and elderly people. She would do home visits for free.
I never set out to be a journalist. I wanted to be a humanitarian doctor like Albert Schweitzer, working in Africa.
Janine di Giovanni
Rising sea levels, severe draughts, the melting of the polar caps, the more frequent and devastating natural disasters all raise demand for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.
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