Humanity Quotes

All humanity is one undivided and indivisible family, and each one of us is responsible for the misdeeds of all the others. - Mahatma Gandhi


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


I am a man, and whatever concerns humanity is of interest to me. - Terence


Man is not on the earth solely for his own happiness. He is there to realize great things for humanity. - Vincent Van Gogh


Provision for others is a fundamental responsibility of human life. - Woodrow Wilson


Our humanity were a poor thing but for the divinity that stirs within us. - Bacon


A rational nature admits of nothing which is not serviceable to the rest of mankind. - Marcus Antonius


We are members of one great body, planted by nature in a mutual love, and fitted for a social life. - We must consider that we were born for the good of the whole. - Seneca


The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. - We cannot exist without mutual help. All therefore that need aid have a right to ask it from their fellow-men; and no one who has the power of granting can refuse it without guilt. - Walter Scott


The universe is but one great city, full of beloved ones, divine and human, by nature endeared to each other. - Epictetus

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


However degraded or wretched a fellow mortal may be, he is still a member of our common species. - Seneca


Our doctrine of equality and liberty and humanity comes from our belief in the brotherhood of man, through the fatherhood of God. - Calvin Coolidge


The crest and crowning of all good, life's final star, is Brotherhood. - Edwin Markham-


The desire for the well-being of one's own nation can be - and must be - made compatible with the welfare of all humanity. - Louis L. Snyder


Every day sees humanity more victorious in the struggle with space and time. - Guglielmo Marconi


There is a destiny that makes us brothers: None goes his way alone: All that we send into the lives of others comes back into our own. - Edwin Markham


The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race. - Donald Marquis


Each of us brings with him an element, more or less important, of the life of humanity to come. - Giuseppe Mazzini


The only way in which one can make endurable man's inhumanity to man, and man's destruction of his own environment, is to exemplify in your own lives man's humanity to man and man's reverence for the place in which he lives. - Alan Paton


It's great to be great, but it's greater to be human. - Will Rogers


The historic ascent of humanity, taken as a whole, may be summarized as a succession of victories of consciousness over blind forces, in nature, in society, in man himself. - Leon Trotsky


Literature is made upon any occasion that a challenge is put to the legal apparatus by conscience in touch with humanity. - Nelson Algren


There are those, I know, who will reply that the liberation of humanity, the freedom of man and mind, is nothing but a dream. They are right. It is. It is the American Dream. - Archibald MacLeish


Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another. - Jean Paul Richter

Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune. For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure in events that dismay the rest of humanity. - Russell Wayne Baker


Oblivion is the rule and fame the exception, of humanity. - Antoine de Rivarol


Work bears a particular mark of man and of humanity, the mark of a person operating within a community of persons. - Pope John Paul II


Liberty, equality, bad principles! The only true principle for humanity is justice; and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness. - Henri Frederic Amiel


What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but, scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable. - Joseph Addison

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