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Alfred Day Hershey Quotes and Sayings

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Humans love truth and justice, and rejoice in ceremonies
that honor those qualities.
For that sentiment we should indeed thank God.
- Alfred Day Hershey

Actually, my correspondent's language is better than mine.
He can put his sentiment into words.
- Alfred Day Hershey

I can only point out a curious fact.
Year after year the Nobel Awards bring a moment of
happiness not only to the recipients,
not only to colleagues and friends of the recipients,
but even to strangers.
- Alfred Day Hershey

Humans make illogical decisions.
- Spock (character in Star Trek movies and TV shows)

 

Humans are essentially storytellers.
- Walter Fisher

We humans feel an instinctive need to know
what is coming next - what we can count upon.
We fear change - even the most positive change.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Humans are allergic to change.
They love to say, "We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

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Humans do have an amazing capacity
for believing what they choose,
and excluding that which is painful.
- Spock (character in Star Trek television series)

Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal.
As spirits they belong to the eternal world,
but as animals they inhabit time.
- C. S. Lewis

The only way to store information is by agreement.
The belief system is like a Book of Law that rules our mind.
Our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive.
Humans punish themselves endlessly
for not being what they believe they should be.
We have the need to be accepted and to be loved by others,
but we cannot accept and love ourselves.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Loneliness is not what it seems.
One does not feel lonely because one is alone,
but because of a feeling of lack -
a feeling that something is missing.
Loneliness is essentially independent
of how many other humans are around.
It has much more to do with one's self-esteem -
one's sense of inherent worth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

From the way most people live,
one would never guess that humans are beings of free will.
Repetition can be a choice, but often it isn't.
The athlete or pianist who practices the same routine
day after day, year after year, has their eye on a goal.
The unending repetition is a conscious choice
in the pursuit of a life dream.
But what about the sameness of most lives?
Observe the morning commute, the after-work drink,
the Sunday football game or religious service -
how many of those people are consciously following their dream,
training their mind, body, and spirit through that daily repetition?
And how many are mindlessly slogging through each day
out of habit and boredom?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Because I believe that humans are computers,
I conjectured that computers, like people,
can have left- and right-handed versions.
- Philip Emeagwali

Do not make the mistake of treating your dogs like
humans or they will treat you like dogs.
- Martha Scott

For me, the most powerful expressions of true Christianity
in this material world are an unconditional love of all humans,
and an uncompromising commitment to caring for all
who are sick, infirm, or troubled -
as expressed in the biblical story of the Good Samaritan.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

We humans have millions of years of evolutionary baggage
that makes us regard competition in a deadly light.
- Vernor Vinge

The older I get, the more individuality I find in animals
and the less I find in humans.
- Chuck Jones

I think that's still the most primal fear of all humans:
to be eaten.
- Victor Salva

I robbed them, and I killed them as cold as ice,
and I would do it again, and I know I would kill another
person because I've hated humans for a long time.
- Aileen Wuornos

We'll engage in pretty extreme violence in the world but,
you know, the one thing that comes to humans as easily
as eating or breathing or sleeping,
is sex.
- Mark Ruffalo

Humans may be the only creatures on Earth who spend
significant time thinking about the fact that someday their lives will end.
- Joan D. Vinge

Kubrick's vision seemed to be that humans are doomed,
whereas Clarke's is that humans are moving on to a
better stage of evolution.
- Marvin Minsky

Since we humans have the better brain,
isn't it our responsibility to protect our fellow creatures from,
oddly enough, ourselves?
- Joy Adamson

Humans are the only animals that have children on purpose
with the exception of guppies,
who like to eat theirs.
- P. J. O'Rourke

The information that is passed from person to person
and from generation to generation is the primary factor
that gives humans a competitive advantage over other animals.
- Keith Henson

I think laughter may be a form of courage.
As humans we sometimes stand tall and look into the sun and laugh,
and I think we are never more brave than when we do that.
- Linda Ellerbee

Probably the most visible example of unintended consequences,
is what happens every time humans try to change the
natural ecology of a place.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

The continued existence of wildlife and wilderness
is important to the quality of life of humans.
- Jim Fowler

Let us CHOOSE to bless ALL those around us,
not with an EXPECTATION that they should be more evolved,
but with UNDERSTANDING, and with our INTENTION
for a magnificent future for all humans.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I think humans will reach Mars, and I would like to
see it happen in my lifetime.
- Buzz Aldrin

It's been studied to the point where we know that the
impact on humans would be from consuming the most infected parts of the cow;
that is,
the brain and the spinal cord.
- Ann Veneman

For example, computer defends well, but for humans
its is harder to defend than attack,
particularly with the modern time control.
- Boris Spassky

Evil is the product of the ability of humans to make
abstract that which is concrete.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

If there is any one truth from the legacy of the Cayce readings,
it would be that there is a spiritual dimension to humans,
something beyond time and space.
- Henry Reed

We humans are a fairly barbarous bunch.
- Neil LaBute

And to Shakespeare I owe my vision of the world as a theater,
wherein all humans are acting out their parts.
- James Broughton

We must question the story logic of having an all-knowing all-powerful God,
who creates faulty Humans, and then blames them for his own mistakes.
- Gene Roddenberry

As humans we look at things and think about what we've looked at.
We treasure it in a kind of private art gallery.
- Thom Gunn

To God everything is beautiful, good,
and just; humans, however, think some things are unjust and others just.
- Heraclitus

If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude,
then animals are better off than a lot of humans.
- James Herriot

Humans have evolved to be exquisitely sensitive to changes in status.
- Keith Henson

One of the things that was kind of shocking for humans...
was to come to terms with was the fact that,
hey, we may not be the center of the universe.
- Kevin J. Anderson

I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt,
and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.
- John Steinbeck

I find humans tremendously interesting.
- David Brin

I visualize a time when we will be to robots what dogs are to humans,
and I'm rooting for the machines.
- Claude Shannon

As my early drawings warned me, where humans go,
lions and tidal waves follow.
- Wally Lamb

Humans have a knack for choosing precisely the things that are worst for them.
- J. K. Rowling

Perhaps the thing that makes humans truly unique on
Earth is that we are never satisfied with our situation;
maybe that is what's taken us so far.
- Joan D. Vinge

Ringo is one of the world's true humans.
The only one out those four guys, who did not have an agenda.
Ringo was just into the music.
- Peter Tork

One shouldn't be afraid of the humans.
Well, I am not afraid of the humans,
but of what is inhuman in them.
- Ivo Andric

I love dogs.
They live in the moment and don't care about anything
except affection and food.
They're loyal and happy.
Humans are just too damn complicated.
- David Duchovny

I thought Godzilla was a mess, the monster had no character
and the humans didn't either.
They forgot to make the movie that went along with
all these wonderful effects.
- George A. Romero

I think it's unfair, but they have the right as fallible,
screwed-up humans to be unfair; that's the human condition.
- Albert Ellis

I had written lyrics to a song called The Silent Extreme,
which Alex later renamed Humans Being.
- Sammy Hagar

People who work on the user interface side need to
have empathy as a key characteristic.
But if you are writing device drivers you don't really
need to understand humans so well.
- Andy Hertzfeld

But what really excited me was the idea that humans
had a tremendous pre-history that went back millions of years.
I wanted to go to Africa to find some of these creatures.
- Donald Johanson

The quicker we humans learn that saving open space
and wildlife is critical to our welfare and quality of life,
maybe we'll start thinking of doing something about it.
- Jim Fowler

Maybe humans are just the pet alligators that God flushed down the toilet.
- Chuck Palahniuk

Observing humans and observing oneself yields a clear-minded
starting point for literature.
- Gao Xingjian

It wasn't a problem for me drawing humans although
I had originally come to the studio with the idea that
what I had to offer them was my knowledge in the drawing of animals.
- Marc Davis

Most of what you see now emphasizes animals being dangerous to humans.
- Jim Fowler

I can certainly put myself in Israel's shoes.
They are humans just like we are.
They want peace and security inside their borders.
- Mahmoud Abbas

Pets have more love and compassion in them than most humans.
- Robert Wagner

The difference between humans and wild animals is that
humans pray before they commit murder.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

The proposition that humans have mental characteristics
wholly absent in non-humans is inconsistent with the theory of evolution.
- Gary L. Francione

Humans are upsetting a fragile balance that their own
human ancestors established.
- Joan D. Vinge

Humans are very aggressive and scrappy,
and go to war at the drop of a hat.
However, a standard land war is no longer going to
work as it is no longer technically possible.
- Bruce Sterling

Hempseed produces no observable high for humans or birds.
- Jack Herer

The difference between critics and audiences is that
one is a group of humans and one is not.
- Edward Albee

I am a man, and God is hiding from us humans.
We are unable to see Him, we can only search for Him.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt


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