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A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve not by the desire to beat others.

Peace is the most powerful weapon of mankind.

Love all men without distinction, Know that mankind is a single community.

The avarice of mankind is insatiable.

The proper study of mankind is books.

Until the colour of a man's skin is of no more significance than the colour of his eyes - Me say war.

It is lamentable that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.


In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.

More than any other time in history mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.

I can see, and that is why I can be happy, in what you call the dark, but which to me is golden. I can see a God-made world, not a manmade world.

The minority is sometimes right, the majority always wrong.

Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.

Even philosophers will praise war as ennobling mankind, forgetting the Greek who said: 'War is bad, in that it begets more evil than it kills.'

To fly from need not be to hate mankind: All are not fit with them to stir and toil, Nor is it discontent to keep the mind, Deep in its fountain.

I think you can leave the arts superior or inferior to the conscience of mankind.

All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.

Every heart that has beat strongly and cheerfully, has left a hopeful impulse behind it in the world and bettered the tradition of mankind.

All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.

All that mankind has done, thought or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books.

The ordinary man with extraordinary power is the chief danger for mankind - not the fiend or the sadist.

At his best man is the noblest of all animals, separated from law and justice he is the worst.

Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means and so make for themselves different modes of life and forms of government.

A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose, many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong.

Mankind has probably done more damage to the Earth in the 20th century, than in all of previous human history.

For the first time in the history of mankind, one generation literally has the power to destroy the past, the present and the future, the power to bring time to an end.

Me only have one ambition, y'know. I only have one thing I really like to see happen. I like to see mankind live together - black, white, Chinese, everyone - that's all.

He who surpasses or subdues mankind, must look down on the hate of those below.

Man is a goal seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.

So it is naturally with the male and the female, the one is superior the other inferior, the one governs the other is governed, and the same rule must necessarily hold good with respect to all mankind.

It is not the possessions, but the desires of mankind which require to be equalized.

In most of mankind, gratitude is merely a secret hope of further favors.

The history of mankind is the instant between two strides taken by a traveler.

Franz Kafka

Boredom is a vital problem for the moralist, since half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.

If you were to destroy the belief in immortality in mankind, not only love, but every living force on which the continuation of all life in the world depended, would dry up at once.

Mankind differs from the animals only by a little and most people throw that away.

A good writer is basically a story teller, not a scholar or a redeemer of mankind.

Isaac Bashevis Singer

There is a sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed.

Man, when perfected, is the best of animals, but when separated from law and justice he is the worst of all.

Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.

Humor is mankind's greatest blessing.

Mark Twain

I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it should have.

Leonardo da Vinci

My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth.

Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.

I will far rather see the race of man extinct, than that we should become less than beasts by making the noblest of God's creation, woman, the object of our lust.

Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.

George Santayana

Compassion in which all ethics must take root can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind.

Mankind have love, animals have affection. The harmonious and beautiful world is revealed.

We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.

Albert Einstein

When will mankind be convinced and agree to settle their difficulties by arbitration?

Mankind, when left to themselves, are unfit for their own government.

To fly from need not be to hate mankind.

The mass of mankind are evidently slavish in their tastes, preferring a life suitable to beasts.

Interdependence is, and ought to be, as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency. Man is a social being.

I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things.

What man defy the devil. Consider he's an enemy to mankind.