Found 132 quotes starting with HU:


Human status ought not to depend upon the changing demands of the economic process.
– Sir William Temple
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
Human war has been the most successful of our cultural traditions.
– Robert Ardrey
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
Humanity can be quite cold to those whose eyes see the world differently.
– Eric A. Burns, Gossamer Commons, 08-24-05
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
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
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
Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country.
– Marquis de Lafayette
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
– Richard Buckminster Fuller
Humanity is composed but of two categories, the invalids and the nurses.
– Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Humanity is lost because people have abandoned using their conscience as their compass.
– Suzy Kassem
Humanity is not a gift of nature, it is a spiritual achievement to be earned.
– Richard Bach
Humanity is the virtue of a woman, generosity that of a man.
– Adam Smith
Humanity must have a speed of advance higher than the speed of advance of cosmic disasters or big global catastrophes!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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
Humanity's survival does not depend on reducing differences to a common identity, but on learning to live creatively with differences.
– Unknown
Humankind cannot stand very much reality.
– T. S. Eliot
Humankind differs from the animals only by a little, and most people throw that away.
– Confucius, Roots of Wisdom 4th edition
Humankind's chief fault is that they have so many small ones.
– Jean Paul
Humans always have fear of an unknown situation -- this is normal. The important thing is what we do about it. If fear is permitted to become a paralyzing thing that interferes with proper action, then it is harmful. The best antidote to fear is to know all we can about a situation.
– John Herschel Glenn, Jr.
Humans are driven by a perpetual and restless desire of power.
– Thomas Hobbes
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
– Douglas Adams
Humans are so foolish--we measure ourselves by our residue.
– Leslie Miklosy
Humans are the only animals that have children on purpose with the exception of guppies, who like to eat theirs.
– P. J. O'Rourke

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