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Humanity has won its battle.
by Marquis de Lafayette

Humanity has won its battle.
Liberty now has a country.
- Marquis de Lafayette

True republicanism is the sovereignty of the people.
There are natural and imprescriptible rights which
an entire nation has no right to violate.
- Marquis de Lafayette

If the liberties of the American people are ever destroyed,
they will fall by the hands of the clergy.
- Marquis de Lafayette

When the government violates the people's rights,
insurrection is, for the people and for each portion of the people,
the most sacred of the rights and the most indispensible of duties.
- Marquis de Lafayette

 

When a person doesn't have gratitude,
something is missing in his or her humanity.
A person can almost be defined by
his or her attitude toward gratitude.
- Elie Wiesel

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries.
Without them humanity cannot survive.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

An individual has not started living
until he can rise above the narrow confines
of his individualistic concerns
to the broader concerns of all humanity.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You must not lose faith in humanity.
Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty,
the ocean does not become dirty.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Great talents are the most lovely
and often the most dangerous
fruits on the tree of humanity.
They hang upon the most slender twigs
that are easily snapped off.
- Carl Jung

Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.
- Pema Chodron

A generous heart, kind speech,
and a life of service and compassion
are the things which renew humanity.
- The Buddha

You must not lose faith in humanity.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded.
It's a relationship between equals.
Only when we know our own darkness well
can we be present with the darkness of others.
Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.
- Pema Chodron

The 3 Rs that Plague Humanity:
Regret, Resentment, and Revenge.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I choose acceptance and compassion toward all humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is admirable about those
who have been of great service to humanity
is not that they suffered in being of service,
but that they found their source of happiness
(joy if you prefer) in that service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Suspended between earth and sky,
my humanity draws from both,
my tendrils reach for the energies of each.
Spirit and Ground - equal yet opposite,
the lightness and the solidarity,
the ephemeral and the substantial.
The substantial is no more and no less
than the ephemeral - merely different.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is a miracle? To some, it is an act of God.
To others, something amazing, extraordinary, or unexpected.
To me, Life is a miracle.
Everything that happens is a miracle.
There is no reason for me to exist as I do -
no reason for humanity, the universe, or the laws of Nature.
Energy, mass, gravity and the rest of existence
are all so improbable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

My vision of a real humanity is of pure individuals
relating to each other, but not tied in any relationship.
They will be loving to each other,
but not being possessive of each other.
They will be sharing with each other
all their joys and all their blessings,
but never even in their dreams thinking of dominating,
thinking of enslaving the other person.
- Osho (Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh)

Is the system going to flatten you out
and deny you your humanity,
or are you going to be able to make use of the system
to the attainment of human purposes?
- Joseph Campbell

Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune.
For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure
in events that dismay the rest of humanity.
- Russell Baker

It is not our place to know the mind of God.
Spirit knows what is best in the long run -
best for each of us individually,
and best for humanity as a whole.
This is often very difficult to accept
when we see war and disease in the world
and experience physical and emotional suffering
in ourselves, our family, and our friends.
I consider this belief in God's infinite power
and ultimate wisdom to be the true test of faith.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am one of those who think like Nobel,
that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
- Marie Curie

Love, hope, fear, faith - these make humanity;
These are its sign and note and character.
- Robert Browning Hamilton

We cannot despair of humanity,
since we ourselves are human beings.
- Albert Einstein

Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

One way or another, we all have to find
what best fosters the flowering of our humanity
in this contemporary life,
and dedicate ourselves to that.
- Joseph Campbell

Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness,
or else forgiving another.
- Jean Paul

My father was a farmer and my mother was a farmer,
but, my childhood was very good.
I am very grateful for my childhood,
because it was full of gladness and good humanity.
- Roberto Benigni

I see humanity now as one vast plant,
needing for its highest fulfillment only love,
the natural blessings of the great outdoors,
and intelligent crossing and selection.
- Luther Burbank

I think music in itself is healing.
It's an explosive expression of humanity.
It's something we are all touched by.
No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music.
- Billy Joel

Nor shall derision prove powerful against those who
listen to humanity or those who follow in the footsteps of divinity,
for they shall live forever.
Forever.
- Khalil Gibran

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance
and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Cities are the greatest creations of humanity.
- Daniel Libeskind

The urge to save humanity is almost always
a false front for the urge to rule.
- H. L. Mencken

Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program
winning the world chess championship.
Humanity needs a lesson in humility.
- Richard Dawkins

If I seem to boast more than is becoming,
my excuse is that I brag
for humanity rather than for myself.
- Henry David Thoreau

Anyway, I just haven't been able to find any humanity
in any Republican candidate ever in my entire life.
- Alan Rudolph

Our humanity rests upon a series of learned behaviors,
woven together into patterns that are infinitely fragile
and never directly inherited.
- Margaret Mead

It's true that humanity has seen a succession of crises,
wars and atrocities, but this negative side is offset
by advances in technology and cultural exchanges.
- Abbe Pierre

An extreme optimist is a man who believes that humanity
will probably survive even if it doesn't take his advice.
- John McCarthy

Humanity is the virtue of a woman, generosity that of a man.
- Adam Smith

The materials of the novelist must be real;
they must be gathered from the field of humanity by his actual observation.
- Goldwin Smith

There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.
- Walter Savage Landor

Humanity I love you because when you're hard up you
pawn your intelligence to buy a drink.
- e. e. cummings

Advertising is a racket, like the movies and the brokerage business.
You cannot be honest without admitting that its constructive
contribution to humanity is exactly minus zero.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

Oblivion is the rule and fame the exception,
of humanity.
- Antoine Rivarol

There are risks which are not acceptable:
the destruction of humanity is one of them.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

Humanity is the sin of God.
- Theodore Parker

Reason and justice tell me there's more love for humanity
in electricity and steam than in chastity and vegetarianism.
- Anton Chekhov

Religion without humanity is very poor human stuff.
- Sojourner Truth

Mr. Speaker, genocide is the most potent of all crimes
against humanity because it is an effort to systematically
wipe out a people and a culture as well as individual lives.
- Jerry Costello

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.
- Sandra Cisneros

It is in literature that the concrete outlook of humanity receives its expression.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Giving parties is a trivial avocation,
but it pays the dues for my union card in humanity.
- Elsa Maxwell

From now on it is only through a conscious choice and
through a deliberate policy that humanity can survive.
- Pope John Paul II

All of us are guinea pigs in the laboratory of God.
Humanity is just a work in progress.
- Tennessee Williams

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.
- Alan Paton

Wherever the art of medicine is loved,
there is also a love of humanity.
- Hippocrates

As in the rankest soil the most beautiful flowers are grown,
so in the dark soil of poverty the choicest flowers
of humanity have developed and bloomed.
- James Allen

The more humanity advances, the more it is degraded.
- Gustave Flaubert

The stream of time sweeps away errors,
and leaves the truth for the inheritance of humanity.
- Georg Brandes

Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer;
into a selflessness which links us with all humanity.
- Nancy Astor

When we have all data online it will be great for humanity.
It is a prerequisite to solving many problems that humankind faces.
- Robert Cailliau

What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity.
These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway,
the good they do is inconceivable.
- Joseph Addison

The independent girl is truly of quite modern origin,
and usually is a most bewitching little piece of humanity.
- Lou Henry Hoover


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