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Amphibians Quotes

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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

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I think the greatest challenge in environmentalism
and the most rewarding challenge is trying to figure
out how humans can meet their needs while protecting the environment.
- Gale Norton

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

When we can lay down our fear and anger and choose
responses other than aggression,
we create the conditions for bringing out the best in us humans.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A lot of people have this ego need that makes them
want to believe that Earth is the center of the universe
and humans are the most important species,
the supreme expression of creation.
- Ann Druyan

Despite all the lunacy of the last century,
all the absurdity of war and genocide,
we believe that humans being are rational and are made to seek the truth.
- Timothy Radcliffe

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

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

Animals outline their territories with their excretions,
humans outline their territories by ink excretions on paper.
- Robert Anton Wilson

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

We as Americans and as humans have very selective hearing
and very selective memory.
We only hear what we want to hear and disregard the rest.
- Frank Luntz

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

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

For every expert that says humans are the cause of
"climate change" there are 10 more who say we aren't.
- Bradley A. Blakeman

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

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

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

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

Dogs never bite me.
Just humans.
- Marilyn Monroe

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

Ultimately we may still ask, why can't humans design a perfect society?
- Robert Shea

Most of the tasks we do are for humans.
For example, a tax calculation is counting numbers
so the government can pull money out from my wallet,
but government consists of humans.
- Yukihiro Matsumoto

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

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

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

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

We were not treated by our own government as proper
human beings and consequently,
some outsiders did not regard us as the same kind of humans as themselves.
- Jung Chang

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

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

We humans are a fairly barbarous bunch.
- Neil LaBute

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

Humans live through their myths and only endure their realities.
- Robert Anton Wilson

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

Of all the creative work produced by humans anywhere,
a tiny fraction has continuing commercial value.
For that tiny fraction, the copyright is a crucially important legal device.
- Lawrence Lessig

The risk from viruses is an unanswered question -
and it won't be answered until you have had organs
transplanted into humans over many years.
- Ian Smith

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

The animals of the world exist for their own reasons.
They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white,
or women created for men.
- Alice Walker

The numbers are a catalyst that can help turn raving
madmen into polite humans.
- Philip J. Davis

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 find humans tremendously interesting.
- David Brin

The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things
to worry about from Science,
along with behaviour control, genetic engineering,
transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained
growth of plastic flowers.
- Lewis Thomas

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

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


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