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Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of.
– Jane Austen, Emma
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Human reason has this peculiar fate that in one species of its knowledge it is burdened by questions which, as prescribed by the very nature of reason itself, it is not able to ignore, but which, as transcending all its powers, it is also not able to answer.
– Immanuel Kant, CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON
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Human reason is by nature architectonic.
– Immanuel Kant, CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON
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Human reason is like a drunken man on horseback; set it up on one side, and it tumbles over on the other.
– Luther
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Human reason needs only to will more strongly than fate, and she is fate.
– Thomas Mann
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Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood.
– James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.
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Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Human science is an uncertain guess.
– Edward G. Prior
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Human speech is a cracked cauldron on which we knock out tunes for dancing bears, when we wish to conjure pity from the stars.
– Gustave Flaubert, "Madame Bovary"
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Human status ought not to depend upon the changing demands of the economic process.
– Sir William Temple
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Human subtelty will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does Nature, because in her inventions, nothing is lacking and nothing is superfluous.
– Leonardo DaVinci
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Human war has been the most successful of our cultural traditions.
– Robert Ardrey
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Humanities deepest desire for knowledge is justification enough for continuing our quest. and our goal is nothing less than a complete description of the universe we live in.
– Stephen Hawking
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Humanity can be quite cold to those whose eyes see the world differently.
– Eric A. Burns, Gossamer Commons, 08-24-05
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Humanity does not ask us to be happy. It merely asks us to be brilliant on its behalf. Survival first, then happiness as we can manage it.
– Orson Scott Card
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Humanity faces a quantum leap forward. It faces the deepest social upheaval and creative restructuring of all time. Without clearly recognizing it, we are engaged in building a remarkable new civilization from the ground up. This is the meaning of the Third Wave.
– Alvin Toffler
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Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature.
– Tom Robbins
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Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country.
– Marquis de Lafayette
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Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
– Richard Buckminster Fuller
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Humanity is composed but of two categories, the invalids and the nurses.
– Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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Humanity is lost because people have abandoned using their conscience as their compass.
– Suzy Kassem
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Humanity is not a gift of nature, it is a spiritual achievement to be earned.
– Richard Bach
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Humanity is the virtue of a woman, generosity that of a man.
– Adam Smith
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Humanity must have a speed of advance higher than the speed of advance of cosmic disasters or big global catastrophes!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Humanity needs practical men, who get the most out of their work, and, without forgetting the general good, safeguard their own interests. But humanity also needs dreamers, for whom the disinterested development of an enterprise is so captivating that it becomes impossible for them to devote their care to their own material profit. A well-organized society should assure to such workers the efficient means of accomplishing their task, in a life freed from material care and freely consecrated to research.
– Marie Curie
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