humanity

A Quote by "Mahatma" Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi on business, character, conscience, humanity, knowledge, morality, pleasure, politics, principles, sacrifice, science, wealth, work, and worship

The 7 Deadly Sins are: Wealth without work Pleasure without conscience Knowledge without character Business without morality Science without humanity Worship without sacrifice Politics without principle.

Gandhi (1869 - 1948)

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A Quote by "Mahatma" Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi on faith and humanity

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.

Gandhi (1869 - 1948)

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A Quote by G. Sarton on beauty, dignity, duty, effort, generations, genius, greatness, history, humanity, humility, mathematics, men, pride, privilege, study, thankfulness, and wonder

The main duty of the historian of mathematics, as well as his fondest privilege, is to explain the humanity of mathematics, to illustrate its greatness, beauty and dignity, and to describe how the incessant efforts and accumulated genius of many generations have built up that magnificent monument, the object of our most legitimate pride as men, and of our wonder, humility and thankfulness, as individuals. The study of the history of mathematics will not make better mathematicians but gentler ones, it will enrich their minds, mellow their hearts, and bring out their finer qualities.

G. Sarton

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A Quote by Frederick William Robertson on evil, good, goodness, greatness, humanity, laws, mistakes, and principles

It is the law of our humanity that man must know good through evil. No great principle ever triumphed but through much evil. No man ever progressed to greatness and goodness but through great mistakes.

Frederick William Robertson (1816 - 1883)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on divinity and humanity

Our humanity is a poor thing, except for the divinity that stirs within us.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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A Quote by Francis B. Sayre on defense, fighting, force, history, human rights, humanity, power, selfishness, and struggle

History down through the centuries has proved again and again that there can be but one outcome to a struggle for selfish power against forces fighting to protect and advance human rights. Those genuinely serving humanity always ultimately emerge triumphant. It is under their standards that the [Western] allies choose to throw in their lot for humanity's defense.

Francis B. Sayre

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A Quote by Ernest Dimnet on humanity and needs

Every now and then we discover in the seething mass of humanity round us a person who does not seem to need anybody else, and the contrast with ourselves is stinging.

Ernest Dimnet

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A Quote by Eric Hoffer on humanity, love, and neighbors

It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one's neighbor.

Eric Hoffer (1902 - 1983)

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A Quote by Ellen Glasgow on blindness, children, cruelty, humanity, and nature

The things I feared were not in the sky, but in the nature and in the touch of humanity. The cruelty of children . . . the blindness of the unpitiful - these were my terrors. But not the crash of thunder overhead, not the bolts of fire from the clouds.

Ellen Glasgow (1874 - 1945)

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A Quote by Elizabeth Barrett Browning on heart and humanity

Or from Browning some "Pomegranate," which if cut deep down the middle Shows a heart within blood-tinctured, of a veined humanity.

Elizabeth Browning (1806 - 1861)

Source: Lady Geraldine's Courtship.

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