The best Quotes and Sayings about Humanity

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Harry, suffering like this proves you are still a man! This pain is part of being human.

Breakup, Grief & CondolenceAlbus Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
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As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all - the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.

Greed, MoneyAlbus Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
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Mankind invented the atomic bomb, but no mouse would ever construct a mousetrap.

Weapons, Nuclear EnergyAlbert Einstein
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Mostly, I'm tired of people being ugly to each other. I'm tired of all the pain I feel and hear in the world every day. There's too much of it. It's like pieces of glass in my head all the time.

The Green Mile, by John Coffey
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The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary. Men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.

Criminal MindsJoseph Conrad
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All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players.

AppearanceWilliam Shakespeare
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The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of the infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far.

CreationH. P. Lovecraft in The Call of Cthulhu
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Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.

Desire, Knowledge, Feelings & EmotionsPlaton
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Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.

Universe, FoolishnessAlbert Einstein
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"Do you hate people?"
"I don't hate them... I just feel better when they're not around."

Charles Bukowski in Barfly
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The difference from a person and an angel is easy. Most of an angel is in the inside and most of a person is on the outside.

Angels, AppearanceFynn in Mister God, This is Anna
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If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.

Gratitude, Animals, DogsMark Twain
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In this world, there are very few people who actually trust each other.

Light Yagami in Death Note
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I have no faith in human perfectability. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago.

Edgar Allan Poe
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We are going to recapture my creatures before they get hurt. They are currently in an alien terrain surrounded by millions of the most vicious creatures on the planet: humans.

Newt Scamander in Fantastic Beasts, and Where to Find Them
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Sometimes good people make bad choices. It doesn't mean they're bad people. It means they're human.

Morality & EthicsKishou Arima in Tokyo Ghoul
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Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.

DeathSocrates
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People may not always tell you how they feel about you, but they will always show you. Pay attention!

Unknown
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People aren't like numbers. They're more like letters. And those letters want to become stories. And dad said that stories need to be shared.

StoriesExtremely Loud & Incredibly Close, by Oskar Schell
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Baldridge: "So Dr. Lightman just assumes you're a liar if you're a politician?"
Gillian Foster: "He assumes you're a liar if you're a Homo sapiens."

LiesGillian Foster in Lie To Me, Season 1 Episode 1
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Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.

MaskenOscar Wilde
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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.

Mahatma Gandhi
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I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.

Isaac Newton
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It seemed the more I knew about people the more I knew about the strange magic hidden in their hearts.

Meeting PeopleRudolfo Anaya
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I don't care what people think. People are stupid.

Charles Barkley
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The older I get, the more individuality I find in animals and the less I find in humans.

AnimalsChuck Jones
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Human beings can always be relied upon to exert, with vigor, their God-given right to be stupid.

FoolishnessDean Koontz
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Tragedy either makes people appreciate their fellow men, or fear them.

Seth Wright in Designated Survivor, Season 1 Episode 2
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I've never met an animal I didn't like, and I can't say the same thing about people.

AnimalsDoris Day
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Not a very successful species, these Homo Sapiens, even with such great intelligence. Barely 200,000 years. Alligator has survived 200 million years, with a brain the size of a walnut.

BrainDownsizing, by Dr. Jorgen Asbjørnsen
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There's a very fine line between one person's reality and another person's fantasy.

Conor Oberst
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The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.

Animals, DogsCharles de Gaulle
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Almost everybody is born a genius and buried an idiot.

GeniusCharles Bukowski
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Tools don't let you down. People do.

Happy Quinn in Scorpion, Season 1
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Men are but flesh and blood. They know their doom, but not the hour.

The Elder Scrolls - 4 - Oblivion, by Uriel Septim
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Ninety-five percent of people who walk the earth are simply inert. One percent are saints, and one percent are a-sholes. The other three percent are people who do what they say they can do.

Stephen King in The Dead Zone
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Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind.

WarJohn F. Kennedy
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Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.

Weapons, Science, Morality & EthicsMartin Luther King
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The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing.

Knowledge, CuriosityOscar Wilde
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Man consists of two parts, his mind and his body, only the body has more fun.

Body, BrainWoody Allen
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There is no folly of the beast of the earth which is not infinitely outdone by the madness of man.

Animals, Conservation & Environment ProtectionHerman Melville in Moby-Dick
 
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Humanity is the architect of its own extinction.

Bel'Veth, the Empress of the Void in League of Legends
 
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Everybody comes from the same source. If you hate another human being, you're hating part of yourself.

Tolerance, HatredElvis Presley
 
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The human race should just slow down and think about what it is doing.

Michael Palin
 
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Man serves the interests of no creature except himself.

George Orwell in Animal Farm
 
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Pleakley: "The mosquitoe's food of choice, primitive humanoid life forms, have colonies all over that planet."
Councilwoman: "Are they intelligent?"
Pleakley: "No, but they're very delicate. Every time an asteroid strikes their planet, they have to begin life all over. It's fascinating."

Lilo and Stitch, by Pleakley
 
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People are like mushrooms. First, you recognize the eye-catching ones, but they're often poisonous. You have to look longer for the good ones.

MushroomsUnknown
 
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If people could put rainbows in zoos, they'd do it.

RainbowsCalvin and Hobbes, by Hobbes
 
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Typical. Selfish. You think like a human.

Princess Mononoke, by Moro
 
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Everything dependent on human action is liable to abuse.

John Tyler
 
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