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Definition of Humanism

Humanism

  1. Human nature or disposition; humanity.
  2. The study of the humanities; polite learning.

Humanism Quotations

If those committed to the quest fail, they will be forgiven. When lost, they will find another way. The moral imperative of humanism is the endeavor alone, whether successful or not, provided the effort is honorable and failure memorable.
E. O. Wilson

The four characteristics of humanism are curiosity, a free mind, belief in good taste, and belief in the human race.
E. M. Forster

Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
Simone Weil

America's freedom of religion, and freedom from religion, offers every wisdom tradition an opportunity to address our soul-deep needs: Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, secular humanism, agnosticism and atheism among others.
Parker Palmer

It's no secret that in New York during the last 30 years there has been a tragic exodus from the churches into materialism, secularism and humanism.
Billy Graham
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Humanism Translations

humanism in German is Humanismus
humanism in Spanish is humanismo