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Great indeed is the sublimity of the Creative,
to which all beings owe their beginning
and which permeates all heaven.
- Lao Tzu

Related topics: Wisdom

We may have found a cure for most evils;
but we have found no remedy for the worst of them all,
the apathy of human beings.
- Helen Keller

Man's enemies are not demons, but human beings like himself.
- Lao Tzu

The first step in the evolution of ethics
is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
- Albert Schweitzer

 

We receive this food in gratitude to all beings
Who have helped to bring it to our table,
And vow to respond in turn to those in need
With wisdom and compassion.
- Buddhist Blessing

Simply see that you are at the center of the universe,
and accept all things and beings
as parts of your infinite body.
When you perceive that an act done to another
is done to yourself,
you have understood the great truth.
- Lao Tzu

There are very few human beings who receive the truth,
complete and staggering, by instant illumination.
Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment,
on a small scale, by successive developments,
cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
- Anais Nin

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Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man.
And man can be as big as he wants.
No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
- John F. Kennedy

If you were a warrior,
you would know that the worst thing
one can do is confront human beings directly.
- Carlos Castaneda

Each and every human being on Earth
has both the responsibility and the privilege
of viewing themselves as Divine beings
with the power to bring about peace.
- James Twyman

As human beings, our greatness lies
not so much in being able to remake the world -
as in being able to remake ourselves.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience.
We are spiritual beings having a human experience.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

He who experiences the unity of life
sees his own Self in all beings,
and all beings in his own Self,
and looks on everything with an impartial eye.
- The Buddha

I'm sure we all agree that we ought to love one another
and I know there are people in the world
that do not love their fellow human beings
and I HATE people like that.
- Tom Lehrer

Self-respect is often mistaken for arrogance
when in reality it is the opposite.
When we can recognize all our good qualities
as well as or faults with neutrality,
we can start to appreciate ourselves
as we would a dear friend
and experience the comfortable inner glow of respect.
To embrace the journey towards our full potential
we need to become our own loving teacher and coach.
Spurring ourselves on to become better human beings,
we develop true regard for ourselves,
and our life will become sacred.
- Osho

It's humbling to think that all animals,
including human beings,
are parasites of the plant world.
- Isaac Asimov

Science may have found a cure for most evils;
but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -
the apathy of human beings.
- Helen Keller

Human beings are the only creatures on the planet
who tell time and think they have to earn a living.
- Buckminster Fuller

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

All human beings are also dream beings.
Dreaming ties all mankind together.
- Jack Kerouac

Music is intended and designed for sentient beings
that have hopes and purposes and emotions.
- Jacques Barzun

In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two.
- Erich Fromm

Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike.
Each has their suffering.
Some suffer too much, others too little.
- The Buddha

Human beings must be known to be loved;
but Divine beings must be loved to be known.
- Blaise Pascal

Human beings do not eat nutrients, they eat food.
- Mary Catherine Bateson

Human beings must have action;
and they will make it if they cannot find it.
- Albert Einstein

We are strange beings, we seem
to go free, but we go in chains -
chains of training, custom, convention,
association, environment -
in a word, Circumstance -
and against these bonds
the strongest of us struggle in vain.
- Mark Twain

Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth.
It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and
civilized nations together.
- Daniel Webster

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

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability
to learn from the experience of others,
are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
- Douglas Adams

I must admit that I personally measure success
in terms of the contributions
an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings.
- Margaret Mead

It has always been a mystery to me
how men can feel themselves honored
by the humiliation of their fellow beings.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Success for me its to raise happy, healthy human beings.
- Kelly LeBrock

Design is directed toward human beings.
To design is to solve human problems by identifying
them and executing the best solution.
- Ivan Chermayeff

Government is an unnecessary evil.
Human beings, when accustomed to taking responsibility for their own behavior,
can cooperate on a basis of mutual trust and helpfulness.
- Fred Woodworth

Society has always seemed to demand a little more from
human beings than it will get in practice.
- George Orwell

If human beings are fundamentally good,
no government is necessary; if they are fundamentally bad,
any government, being composed of human beings,
would be bad also.
- Fred Woodworth

Cat: a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs,
and patronizes human beings.
- Oliver Herford

It's our nature: Human beings like success but they hate successful people.
- Carrot Top

Without a notion of the transcendental,
human beings would, indeed, be animals;
however,
only fools can be convinced of it, and only degenerates need such a conviction.
- Franz Grillparzer

As human beings we do change, grow, adapt,
perhaps even learn and become wiser.
- Wendy Carlos

Only the liberation of the natural capacity for love
in human beings can master their sadistic destructiveness.
- Wilhelm Reich

But while they prate of economic laws,
men and women are starving.
We must lay hold of the fact that economic laws are not made by nature.
They are made by human beings.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

A new kind of mind thus beings to come into being which
is based on the development of a common meaning that
is constantly transforming in the process of the dialogue.
- David Bohm

I don't want to save a creek for the creek's sake,
but what's in it for human beings.
- Jim Fowler

I am fond of them, of the inferior beings of the abyss,
of those who are full of longing.
- Richard Wagner

The microgravity or the very, very low amount of gravity
that we have up in space forces some changes in different processes.
It forces changes in us as human beings.
- Laurel Clark

Most human beings today waste some 25 to 30 years of
their lives before they break through the actual and
conventional lies which surround them.
- Isadora Duncan

Each of the seventeen tribunals during a long period burned annually,
on an average, ten miserable beings!
- John Foxe

Curiosity killed the cat, but where human beings are concerned,
the only thing a healthy curiosity can kill is ignorance.
- Harry Lorayne

This is the truth: as from a fire aflame thousands of sparks come forth,
even so from the Creator an infinity of beings have
life and to him return again.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Like their personal lives, women's history is fragmented,
interrupted; a shadow history of human beings whose
existence has been shaped by the efforts and the demands of others.
- Elizabeth Janeway

I feel no need for any other faith
than my faith in the kindness of human beings.
I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it
that I cannot think of heaven and angels.
- Pearl S. Buck

Human beings are creators, flinging powerful images
into the minds of their fellow men.
And all of these images are built of tiny particles of thought.
- Roy H. Williams

The main point for me is moral; animals are sentient beings.
I know for some this is a hard argument to accept,
but we're not built to eat a lot of meat.
- Grace Slick

Music should be able to invoke the natural emotions in all human beings.
Music is not notes fixed on apiece of paper.
- Toru Takemitsu

Human beings are the only animal that thinks they change
who they are simply by moving to a different place.
Birds migrate, but it's not quite the same thing.
- Doug Coupland

Human beings are not meant to lose their anonymity and privacy.
- Sarah Chalke

What a pity human beings can't exchange problems.
Everyone knows exactly how to solve the other fellow's.
- Olin Miller

Alienation as our present destiny is achieved only
by outrageous violence perpetrated by human beings on human beings.
- R. D. Laing

I think one can achieve a very pleasant lifestyle by treating human beings,
fellow human beings, very well.
- Rene Rivkin

I believe in preventing cruelty to all living beings in any form.
- Morarji Desai

The deepest personal defeat suffered by human beings
is constituted by the difference between what one was
capable of becoming and what one has in fact become.
- Ashley Montague

Politics is human beings; it's addition rather than subtraction.
- Donald Rumsfeld

Human beings are human beings.
They say what they want, don't they? They used to say
it across the fence while they were hanging wash.
Now they just say it on the Internet.
- Dennis Miller

If we were logical, the future would be bleak,
indeed.
But we are more than logical.
We are human beings, and we have faith,
and we have hope, and we can work.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

Why are there beings at all, instead of Nothing?
- Martin Heidegger

Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.
- Emily Dickinson

Throughout human history, the apostles of purity,
those who have claimed to possess a total explanation,
have wrought havoc among mere mixed-up human beings.
- Salman Rushdie

But it is strange how many rational beings believe
the ultimate truths of the universe to be reducible
to patterns on a blackboard.
- Frederick Pollock

Human beings are interested in two things.
They are interested in the reality and interested in telling about it.
- Gertrude Stein


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