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We feel bound to the Christian image of humanity - that is what defines us. Those who do not accept this are in the wrong place here.
When we put our trust in diplomacy, it is not because it is an inspiring or uplifting discourse or because it helps us see the common humanity in others. The stylized circumlocutions of diplomats can make them seem ridiculous or irrelevant: they never seem to be talking about what is really going on.
Beauty connotes humanity. We call a natural object beautiful because we see that its form expresses fitness, the perfect fulfillment of function.
Sometimes you see how humanity can rise above any kind of cultural ills and hate that a person's capacity to love and communicate and forgive can be bigger than anything else.
I'm not trying to say that it never hurt or that I never felt its sting, but I can honestly say that I never blamed anybody for racism. I have considered it more of a manifestation of humanity's problem rather than my personal problem.
Learn to reverence night and to put away the vulgar fear of it, for, with the banishment of night from the experience of man, there vanishes as well a religious emotion, a poetic mood, which gives depth to the adventure of humanity.
Stone Age. Bronze Age. Iron Age. We define entire epics of humanity by the technology they use.
The independent girl is truly of quite modern origin, and usually is a most bewitching little piece of humanity.
Lou Henry Hoover
Religion is the everlasting dialogue between humanity and God. Art is its soliloquy.
When you have a situation that's destructive, when there's tremendous inhumanity everywhere, you see how humanity survives in all of its different permutations.
If I seem to boast more than is becoming, my excuse is that I brag for humanity rather than for myself.
Henry David Thoreau
Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.
George Bernard Shaw
No matter what you've done for yourself or for humanity, if you can't look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished?
Common sense is the genius of humanity.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Humanity either makes, or breeds, or tolerates all its afflictions.
William Arthur Ward
Our humanity rests upon a series of learned behaviors, woven together into patterns that are infinitely fragile and never directly inherited.
Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and yet, as if nature had not sown evils enough in life, we are continually adding grief to grief and aggravating the common calamity by our cruel treatment of one another.
If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touch and go. Each one of us could make the difference.
R. Buckminster Fuller
Hell is an outrage on humanity. When you tell me that your deity made you in his image, I reply that he must have been very ugly.
Evil is not to be traced back to the individual but to the collective behavior of humanity.
Show me the person you honor, for I know better by that the kind of person you are. For you show me what your idea of humanity is.
There are matters in the Bible, said to be done by the express commandment of God, that are shocking to humanity and to every idea we have of moral justice.
To the real artist in humanity, what are called bad manners are often the most picturesque and significant of all.
Be nice to the whites, they need you to rediscover their humanity.
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
Honore de Balzac
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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