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The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.
H. L. Mencken
The test of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.
Our behavior toward each other is the strangest, most unpredictable, and most unaccountable of all the phenomena with which we are obliged to live. In all of nature, there is nothing so threatening to humanity as humanity itself.
Religion is the everlasting dialogue between humanity and God. Art is its soliloquy.
No leader did more for his country than Winston Churchill. Brave, magnanimous, traditional, he was like a king-general from Britain's heroic past. His gigantic qualities set him apart from ordinary humanity; there seemed no danger he feared, no effort too great for his limitless energies.
We stand united, facing the big responsibility to change our country into a nation of justice, solidarity, humanity and green development.
World belongs to humanity, not this leader, that leader or that king or prince or religious leader. World belongs to humanity.
Jesus Christ, the condescension of divinity, and the exaltation of humanity.
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.
What a writer can do, what a fiction writer or a poet or an essay writer can do is re-engage people with their own humanity.
My grandmother died from Alzheimer's, and it was a big shock. For the families left behind, it is not an easy closure. It's not a gradual fading. The person is losing so much of their humanity as they're dying. Losing your memories, you lose so much of who you are as a person.
I hope that five years and ten years from now, I'll be a better man, a more mature man, a wiser man, a more humble man and a more spirited man to serve the good of my people and the good of humanity.
This is not a contest between persons. The humblest citizen in all the land, when clad in the armor of a righteous cause, is stronger than all the hosts of error. I come to you in defense of a cause as holy as the cause of liberty - the cause of humanity.
William Jennings Bryan
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.
Homophobia is like racism and anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry in that it seeks to dehumanize a large group of people, to deny their humanity, their dignity and personhood.
Coretta Scott King
Humanity, you never had it to begin with.
Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.
North Americans don't understand... that our country is not just Cuba; our country is also humanity.
There is only one way in which one can endure man's inhumanity to man and that is to try, in one's own life, to exemplify man's humanity to man.
Justice for crimes against humanity must have no limitations.
In the kind of world we have today, transformation of humanity might well be our only real hope for survival.
The straight line leads to the downfall of humanity.
I try to be as honest about what I see and to speak rather than be silent, especially if it means I can save lives, or serve humanity.
I believe America is the most powerful country in the world and is a country that stands on principle. Its principles are enshrined in its very foundation and constitution, and it has a duty to serve humanity. America has a duty to follow its conscience to reject repression. It must reject oppression. It must reject humiliation.
Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
The supposed revelations of God to humanity through Christ, or the word of God to Mohammed through the angel Gabriel, had the power they did because they indicated new truths, new directions for followers.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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