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Humankind Quotes

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Drop the sword - for there is but one flesh to wound,
and it is the one flesh of all humankind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Inspirational Wisdom Spiritual Live-By Unity Oneness

Humankind has not woven the web of life.
We are but one thread within it.
Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves.
All things are bound together.
All things connect.
- Chief Seattle

In the long history of humankind (and animal-kind, too)
those who learned to collaborate and
improvise most effectively have prevailed.
- Charles Darwin

Everything we say, do, think, and feel
is a product of our personal history
and the collective history of humankind.
Our name for these histories is "prejudice."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language.
- Theodore Bikel

Fear of the unknown is
the greatest fear of humankind,
and death the greatest unknown.
Acknowledging these doubts and the fears
is a powerful beginning.
It is liberating to say,
"Yes, I don't know, and yes, I am afraid."
Beyond that, the path to happiness
lies in living in the moment -
enjoying what you are doing today.
You don't need a reason to be happy,
just a choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Play is the only way the highest intelligence of humankind can unfold.
- Joseph Chilton Pearce

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A great revolution in just one single individual will
help achieve a change in the destiny of a society and,
further, will enable a change in the destiny of humankind.
- Daisaku Ikeda

Emphasis on the common emotive or affective origins
of music and words in the first cries of humankind undermines words.
- Jean Philippe Rameau

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

The problem is not simply that the Singularity represents
the passing of humankind from center stage,
but that it contradicts our most deeply held notions of being.
- Vernor Vinge

What a privilege to be here on the planet to contribute
your unique donation to humankind.
Each face in the rainbow of colors that populate our
world is precious and special.
- Morris Dees

Jehovah God is truly rich far beyond the imagination of humankind.
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Humankind cannot bear very much reality.
- T. S. Eliot

For the first time in history all the major countries
in the world are pushing together to reach this goal...
building something in space that is really for all humankind.
- Umberto Guidoni

I do not like sports, unless you consider treating
all humankind with love and respect a sport.
- Todd Barry

I hope for your help to explore and protect the wild
ocean in ways that will restore the health and,
in so doing, secure hope for humankind.
Health to the ocean means health for us.
- Sylvia Earle

Today the fate of humankind is even more crucially linked than ever before.
The boundaries between the problems of "others" and
"our" problems are being increasingly erased.
- Janez Drnovsek

The twentieth century may tell us that we have nothing
to be complacent about in the recent history of humankind;
but it also tells us that there is nothing inevitable about tyranny.
- Rowan D. Williams

So I ask the nuclear powers to abandon the out-of-date
thinking of the Cold War period and take a fresh look.
Above all, I appeal to them to bear in mind the long-term
threat that nuclear weapons pose to humankind and to
begin action towards their elimination.
- Joseph Rotblat

I wished to go completely outside and to make a symbolic
start for my enterprise of regenerating the life of
humankind within the body of society and to prepare
a positive future in this context.
- Joseph Beuys

As I watch what is happening in the Middle East and
the carnage that comes over our television screens every evening,
I cannot help but ask myself, what is wrong with humankind
that we cannot stop the killing?
- Marcy Kaptur

And Marx spoke of the fact that socialism will be the kingdom of freedom,
where man realizes himself in a way that humankind has never seen before.
This was an inspiring body of literature to read.
- Albert Maltz

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
- Khalil Gibran

We ourselves feel that what we are doing
is just a drop in the ocean.
But the ocean would be less
because of that missing drop.
- Mother Teresa

A jug fills drop by drop.
- The Buddha

If you may count every drop of water in the ocean and
count every grain of sand in the sea -
multiply it by a thousand and that's how much I love you.
- George of Langkloof

Zen says that if you drop knowledge -
and within knowledge everything is included;
your name, your identity, everything,
because this has been given to you by others -
if you drop all that has been given by others,
you will have a totally different quality to your being: innocence.
This will be a crucifixion of the persona, the personality,
and there will be a resurrection of your innocence.
You will become a child again, reborn.
- Osho

Drop guilt! - because to be guilty is to live in hell.
Not being guilty, you will have the freshness
of dewdrops in the early morning sun,
you will have the freshness of lotus petals in the lake,
you will have the freshness of the stars in the night.
Once guilt disappears you will have
a totally different kind of life, luminous and radiant.
You will have a dance to your feet
and your heart will be singing a thousand and one songs.
- Osho

I don't know if you can change things,
but it's a drop in the ocean.
- Julie Walters

I have never seen a wrestling match or a prize fight,
and I don't want to.
When I find out a man is interested in these sports,
I drop him.
- Hedy Lamarr

Instead of begging OPEC to drop its oil prices,
let's use American leadership and ingenuity to solve our own energy problems.
- Pete Domenici

They defended the grains of sand in the desert to the
last drop of their blood.
- Gamal Abdel Nasser

Turn on, Tune in, Drop out.
- Timothy Leary

Before you try to convince anyone else,
be sure you are convinced, and if you cannot convince yourself,
drop the subject.
- John Henry Patterson

The invention of basketball was not an accident.
It was developed to meet a need.
Those boys simply would not play 'Drop the Handkerchief.'
- James Naismith

Just stop for a minute and you'll realize you're happy just being.
I think it's the pursuit that screws up happiness.
If we drop the pursuit, it's right here.
- James Hillman

They consistently hobble artists' in the name of selling
more units then are surprised when the fans don't buy
the lukewarm music this produces.
So they then drop the artist.
- Malcolm Wilson

I'll talk about the Everglades at the drop of a hat.
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas

Not every man remembers the name of the cow which supplied
him with each drop of milk he has drunk.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself.
A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without
ever having felt sorry for itself.
- David Herbert Lawrence

When you drop your guard in films, the acting process compensates.
You get lazy and you start acting.
- Ben Kingsley

Sometimes we drop in and do an acoustic set somewhere,
and that's really fun to take all these insanely loud songs,
and to do them quiet.
It's really a sight to see...
or to hear!
- Michael McKean

I found out that colonels can stay until they drop
dead or get a walker and being a critical medical specialty
as an Army trained emergency room doctor,
I could stay until age 67.
- Gerald Griffin

When one kicks over a tea table and smashes everything but the sugar bowl,
one may as well pick that up and drop it on the bricks,
don't you think?
- Margery Allingham

Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders.
The world would go on even without you.
Don't take yourself so seriously.
- Norman Vincent Peale

You see, I became kind of a drop-out in science after I came back to America.
- Imogen Cunningham

Whatever I do is done out of sheer joy;
I drop my fruits like a ripe tree.
What the general reader or the critic makes of them is not my concern.
- Henry Miller

I know you can be up one minute and drop the next,
so I'm trying to maintain a steady course so I can have some longevity.
- Orlando Bloom

It was so quiet, you could hear a pun drop.
- Bugs Baer

The drop of rain maketh a hole in the stone,
not by violence, but by oft falling.
- Hugh Latimer

The clouds may drop down titles and estates,
and wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought.
- Edward Young

The designated driver program, it's not a desirable job.
But if you ever get sucked into doing it,
drop them off at the wrong house.
- Jeff Foxworthy

No more war!
Never again war!
If you wish to be brothers, drop your weapons.
- Pope Paul VI

Hit a home run - put your head down,
drop the bat,
run around the bases, because the name on the front is more -
a lot more important than the name on the back.
- Ryne Sandberg

Atlas was permitted the opinion that he was at liberty,
if he wished, to drop the Earth and creep away;
but this opinion was all that he was permitted.
- Franz Kafka

We're playing the Superbowl this year,
we're opening up before the coins drop.
- Peter Criss

Some years ago I became president of Columbia University
and learned within 24 hours to be ready
to speak at the drop of a hat,
and I learned something more, the trustees were expected
to be ready to speak at the passing of the hat.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The Wine of Life keeps oozing drop by drop,
The Leaves of Life keep falling one by one.
- Edward Fitzgerald

I always figure I have this tree and there's always
some green fruit that's not ready to pick or blossoms
that are ready to flower;
there are always some ready to drop off too.
- Graeme Murphy

White collar conservative flashin down the street,
pointing that plastic finger at me, they all assume
my kind will drop and die,
but I'm gonna wave my freak flag high.
- Jimi Hendrix

Sugar Ray and talked about doing some articles together
or writing a book together but dealing with Sugar Ray
was a lot like fighting him.
He would fake you in and then he'd drop you.
- Dick Schaap

A little and a little, collected together,
becomes a great deal; the heap in the barn consists of single grains,
and drop and drop make the inundation.
- Saadi

I am so busy doing nothing...
that the idea of doing anything - which as you know,
always leads to something - cuts into the nothing and
then forces me to have to drop everything.
- Jerry Seinfeld

From a drop of water a logician could infer the possibility
of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or
heard of one or the other.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

I'm just looking for that moment to drop my Jedi knickers
and pull out my real light saber.
- Ewan McGregor

There are lines that I know are going to get a belly laugh,
but after a few shows I get sick of hearing myself say them so I drop them.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Punk will never be dead to me.
It's my life.
I can never just drop this lifestyle.
It embodies me.
- Billie Joe Armstrong

This is not Johnson's war.
This is America's war.
If I drop dead tomorrow, this war will still be with you.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Kids know me from their Grease DVD, so they instantly respond.
You can hear a pin drop when I do my old songs.
- Frankie Avalon


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