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Defenceless Quotes
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The human race's prospects of survival were considerably
better when we were defenceless against tigers than
they are today when we have become defenceless against ourselves.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

Related topics: Society

The human race has one really effective weapon,
and that is laughter.
- Mark Twain

When will our consciences grow so tender
that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Man's enemies are not demons, but human beings like himself.
- Lao Tzu

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No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim

Wherever there is a human being,
there is an opportunity for a kindness.
- Seneca

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather


 

Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.
- The Buddha

We may have different religions, different
languages, different colored skin,
but we all belong to one human race.
- Kofi Annan

We can live without religion and meditation,
but we cannot survive without human affection.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

It is against everything we stand for to take a human life.
Making an exception to that code is a bleak thing.
- Sam, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

Each and every human being on Earth
has both the responsibility and the privilege
of viewing themselves as Divine beings
with the power to bring about peace.
- James Twyman

Humanitarianism consists in never sacrificing
a human being to a purpose.
- Albert Schweitzer

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

The human voice can never reach the distance
that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure
in doing good to another.
- Thomas Jefferson

My own gratitude list begins with health, family, friends,
and the beauty around me - from the butterflies and rainbows,
to the dolphins, to the birds, to the works produced by the human hand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As far as we can discern,
the sole purpose of human existence
is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.
- Carl Jung

The greatest force in the human body
is the natural drive of the body to heal itself -
but that force in not independent of the belief system.
Everything begins with belief.
What we believe is the most powerful option of all.
- Norman Cousins

Man must evolve for all human conflict,
a method which rejects
revenge, aggression and retaliation.
The foundation of such a method is love.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars,
or sailed to an uncharted land,
or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
- Helen Keller

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience.
We are spiritual beings having a human experience.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Pause to appreciate the beauty around you.
Whether rainbow or butterfly,
mountain or tree, painting or poem -
whether crafted by nature or by a human hand -
beauty adds a magical element to life
that surpasses logic and science.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The first step in the evolution of ethics
is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
- Albert Schweitzer

Faith is the highest passion in a human being.
Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Pay It Forward.
Gift future generations in proportion to your gratitude.
The nature of life is that we pay forward
our biological creation and nurture.
Our parents gift us with life and nurture,
and we gift our children with life and nurture.
While this much is essential to continued human existence,
choose to take "pay it forward" farther - much farther.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences,
in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures -
and that is the basis of all human morality.
- John F. Kennedy

Divine love will meet all human needs
- Mary Baker Eddy

The greatest discovery of any generation
is that a human being
can alter his life by
altering his attitude
- William James

The very essence of instinct is that
it's followed independently of reason.
- Charles Darwin

We may have found a cure for most evils;
but we have found no remedy for the worst of them all,
the apathy of human beings.
- Helen Keller

Whenever I look at a human face today,
I will say to myself: "That Is The Face Of God."
Whenever I look in the mirror today,
I will say to myself: "That Is The Face Of God."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The marvelous richness of human experience
would lose something of rewarding joy
if there were no limitations to overcome.
The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful
if there were no dark valleys to traverse.
- Helen Keller

There is no hope of joy except in human relations.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty,
the contemplation of mystery,
or the search of truth or perfection
is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession
of such days is fatal to human life.
- Lewis Mumford

For as long as I can remember, I've been searching for something,
some reason why we're here. What are we doing here? Who are we?
If this is a chance to find out
even just a little part of that answer...
I don't know, I think it's worth a human life. Don't you?
- the Jodie Foster movie Contact (1997)

Action is no less necessary than thought
to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.
Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,
while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
- Erica Jong

Whenever I look at a human face,
I say to myself: "That Is The Face Of God."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be a Human BEing Rather Than a Human DOing.
- Anonymous

Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious,
one should preserve it.
- Anais Nin

What we call human nature in actuality is human habit.
- Jewel

The more laws and order are made prominent,
the more thieves and robbers there will be.
- Lao Tzu

Sometimes our light goes out but
is blown into flame by another human being.
Each of us owes deepest thanks
to those who have rekindled this light.
- Albert Schweitzer

When you open up to the ultimate,
immediately it pours into you.
You are no longer an ordinary human being -
you have transcended.
Your insight has become the
insight of the whole existence.
Now you are no longer separate -
you have found your roots.
- Osho

The future has nothing in common with the past -
except natural laws and human nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Any human being who is becoming independent of conditionings,
of religions, scriptures, prophets and messiahs, has arrived home.
He has found the treasure which was hidden in his own being.
- Osho

The essence of being human is that one
does not seek perfection.
- George Orwell

There is no truth, only human opinion.
- Anonymous

To err is human, to forgive divine.
- Alexander Pope

A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
- Horace Mann

All that is valuable in human society
depends upon the opportunity for development
accorded the individual.
- Albert Einstein

It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions
yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being.
- John Stuart Mill

So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
- Alexander Pope

As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows,
cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind.
- Cleveland Amory

To err is human - and to blame it on a computer is even more so.
- Robert Orben

Seriousness is a sickness; your sense of humor
makes you more human, more humble.
The sense of humor - according to me -
is one of the most essential parts of religiousness.
- Osho

I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race.
- Honore de Balzac

There are very few human beings who receive the truth,
complete and staggering, by instant illumination.
Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment,
on a small scale, by successive developments,
cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
- Anais Nin

It's all right for a woman to be, above all, human.
I am a woman first of all.
- Anais Nin

One has a greater sense of degradation after an interview
with a doctor than from any human experience.
- Alice James

Circumstances are beyond human control,
but our conduct is in our own power.
- Benjamin Disraeli

If human beings are fundamentally good,
no government is necessary; if they are fundamentally bad,
any government, being composed of human beings,
would be bad also.
- Fred Woodworth

Being angry is as close as a human being
can come to experiencing hell on earth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Human nature is potentially aggressive and destructive
and potentially orderly and constructive.
- Margaret Mead

Human history becomes more and more a race between
education and catastrophe.
- H. G. Wells

I believe in general in a dualism between facts and
the ideas of those facts in human heads.
- George Santayana

Normal social behavior requires that we be able to
recognize identities in spite of change.
Unless we can do so, there can be no human society as we know it.
- Kenneth L. Pike

Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality
the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for
going out of himself toward someone else.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

Society has always seemed to demand a little more from
human beings than it will get in practice.
- George Orwell

I am a plain ordinary magnificent creation of God,
just like every other plain ordinary
mountain, ocean, tree, animal, and human.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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