humanity

A Quote by Carl Gustav Jung on danger, humanity, and talent

Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

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A Quote by Beah Richards on education, humanity, people, and survival

Both class and race survive education, and neither should. What is education then? If it doesn't help a human being to recognize that humanity is humanity, what is it for? So you can make a bigger salary than other people?

Beah Richards (1933 -)

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A Quote by Ashley Montagu on good, humanity, suffering, present, time, and world

Intellect without humanity is not good enough...what the world is suffering from at the present time is not so much an overabundance of intellect as an insufficiency of humanity.

Ashley Montagu (1905 -)

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A Quote by Archibald MacLeish on dreams, freedom, humanity, and mind

There are those who will say that the liberation of humanity, the freedom of man and mind, is nothing but a dream. They are right. It is the American Dream.

Archibald MacLeish (1892 - 1982)

Source: A Continuing Journey (Houghton Mifflin)

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A Quote by Anne Robert Jacques Turgot on humanity and perfection

The whole mass of humanity . . . marches constantly, though slowly, toward greater perfection.

Anne Robert Jacques Turgot (1727 - 1781)

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A Quote by Annabella Milbanke on blessings, contempt, evil, feeling, good, humanity, impulses, inconsistency, losing, mind, misery, possessions, power, and regret

When indignation takes possession of his mind - and it is easily excited - his disposition becomes malevolent. He hates with the bitterest contempt. But as soon as he has indulged those feelings, he regains the humanity which he had lost - from the immediate impulse of provocation - and repents deeply. So that his mind is continually making the most sudden transitions - from good to evil, from evil to good. A state of such perpetual tumult must be attended with the misery of restless inconsistency. He laments his want of tranquillity and speaks of the power of application to composing studies, as a blessing placed beyond his attainment, which he regrets.

Annabella Milbanke (1792 - 1860)

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A Quote by Ann Landers on advice, defeat, humanity, life, and trouble

If I were asked to give what I consider the single most useful bit of advice for all humanity it would be this: Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and when it comes, hold your head high, look it squarely in the eye and say, "I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me."

Ann Landers (1918 -)

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A Quote by Anatole France on boredom, despair, humanity, and lies

Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.

Anatole France (1844 - 1924)

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on humanity and poets

HUMANITY, n. The human race, collectively, exclusive of the anthropoid poets.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Alfred Armand Montapert on genius, humanity, ideas, inspiration, mind, spirit, universe, and world

The finest piece of mechanism in all the universe is the brain of man. The wise person develops his brain, and opens his mind to the genius and spirit of the world's great ideas. He will feel inspired with the purest and noblest thoughts that have ever animated the spirit of humanity.

Alfred Montapert (1906 -)

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