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Human beings are compelled to live within a lie, but they can be compelled to do so only because they are in fact capable of living in this way. Therefore not only does the system alienate humanity, but at the same time alienated humanity supports this system as its own involuntary masterplan, as a degenerate image of its own degeneration, as a record of people's own failure as individuals.
– Vaclav Havel
Human beings are free except when humanity needs them.
– Orson Scott Card
Human beings are full of emotion, and the teacher who knows how to use it will have dedicated learners. It means sending dominant signals instead of submissive ones with your eyes, body and voice.
– Leon Lessinger
Human Beings are just good enough to make democracy possible...just bad enough to make it neccessary.
– Reinhold Niebuhr
Human beings are not condemned, because of their biological constitution, to annihilate each other or to be at the mercy of a cruel, self-inflicted fate.
– Albert Einstein
Human beings are part of nature. Anything they do is natural. It's impossible for anything in nature to do anything unnatural.
– Philip Jose Farmer
Human beings are perhaps never more frightening than when they are convinced beyond doubt that they are right.
– Laurens Van der Post
Human beings are seventy percent water, and with some the rest is collagen.
– Martin Mull
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
– Bill Cosby
Human beings are unsatisfied beggar.
– Prakash Adhikari
Human beings cannot stand too much reality.
– Thomas S. Eliot, Four Quartets
Human beings have an inalienable right to invent themselves.
– Germaine Greer
Human beings must be known to be loved but Divine beings must be loved to be known.
– Pascal
Human beings who blind themselves to human need make themselves less human.
– William Sloane Coffin
Human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.
– William James
Human beings, for all their pretensions, have a remarkable propensity for lending themselves to classification somewhere within neatly labelled categories. Even the outrageous exceptions may be classified as outrageous exceptions
– W. J. Reichmann
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
– Douglas Adams
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others…
– Douglas Adams
Human brutes, like other beasts, find snares and poison in the provision of life, and are allured by their appetites to their destruction.
– Jonathan Swift
Human consciousness arose but a minute before midnight on the geological clock. Yet we mayflies try to bend an ancient world to our purposes, ignorant perhaps of the messages buried in its long history. Let us hope that we are still in the early morning of our April day.
– Stephen Jay Gould
Human development is a form of chronological unfairness, since late-comers are able to profit by the labors of their predecessors without paying the same price.
– Alexander Herzen
Human Dignity has gleamed only now and then and here and there, in lonely splendor, throughout the ages, a hope of the better men, never an achievement of the majority.
– James Thurber
Human excellence means nothing unless it works with the consent of God.
– Euripides
Human experience, like the stern-lights of a ship at sea, illumines only the path which we have passed over.
– Coleridge
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
– H. G. Wells

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