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A human being is an animal suspended in webs of significance which he himself has spun.
– Clifford Geertz, "Cultural Anthropology" by Nanda
A human being is only interesting if he's in contact with himself. I learned you have to trust yourself, be what you are, and do what you ought to do the way you should do it. You have got to discover you, what you do, and trust it.
– Barbra Streisand
A human being is part of a whole, called by us the 'Universe,' a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest--a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
– Albert Einstein
A human being is part of a whole, called by us the Universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest--a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
– Albert Einstein
A human being must have occupation if he or she is not to become a nuisance to the world.
– Dorothy L. Sayers
A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, cone a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly.
– Robert A. Heinlein
A Human Thought is an actual Existence, and a Force and Power, capable of acting upon and controlling matter as well as mind.
– Albert Pike
A humorist is a fellow who realizes, first, that he is no better than anybody else, and, second, that nobody else is either.
– Homer McLin
A humorist is a person who feels bad, but who feels good about it.
– Don Herold
A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.
– Frank Capra
A hundred long leagues is no distance for him who would quench the thirst of covetousness; but a contented mind has no solicitude for grasping wealth.
– The Hitopadesa
A hundred objective measurements didn't sum the worth of a garden only the delight of its users did that. Only the use made it mean something.
– Lois McMaster Bujold
A hundred things are done today in the divine name of Youth, that if they showed their true colors would be seen by rights to belong rather to old age.
– Wyndham Lewis
A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depends on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the measure as I have received and am still receiving.
– Albert Einstein
A hundred years ago, the electric telegraph made possible - indeed, inevitable - the United States of America. The communications satellite will make equally inevitable a United Nations of Earth; let us hope that the transition period will not be equally bloody.
– Arthur C. Clarke, First on the Moon, 1970
A hundred years for now? All new people.
– Anne Lamott
A husband is always a sensible man; he never thinks of marrying.
– Alexandre Dumas
A husband is the chief ornament of a wife, though she have no other ornament; but, though adorned, without a husband she has no ornaments.
– The Hitopadesa
A husband is what is left of the lover after the nerve has been extracted.
– Helen Rowland
A husband should not insult his wife publicly, at parties. He should insult her in the privacy of the home.
– James Thurber
A hypocrite is a person who--but who isn't
– Don Marquis
A jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one.
– Sam Rayburn
A Japanese proverb says fall seven times, stand up eight. We can also say this: Hate zero times, love infinitely!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
A jest's prosperity lies in the ear Of him that hears it, never in the tongue Of him that makes it.
– William Shakespeare
A Jew without Jews, without Judaism, without Zionism, without Jewishness, without a temple or an army or even a pistol, a Jew clearly without a home, just the object itself, like a glass or an apple.
– Philip Roth

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