Let our New Year's resolution be this: we will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity in the finest sense of the word.
This is a work of fiction. All the characters in it human and otherwise are imaginary excepting only certain of the fairy folk whom it might be unwise to offend by casting doubts on their existence. Or lack thereof.
We're all of us guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.
The work on ants has profoundly affected the way I think about humans.
We are free but not to be evil not to be indifferent to human suffering not to profit from the people from the work created and sustained through their spirit of political association while refusing to contribute to the political state that we profit from.
I am trying to show the world that we are all human beings and that color is not important. What is important is the quality of our work.
Hairdressers are a wonderful breed. You work one-on-one with another human being and the object is to make them feel so much better and to look at themselves with a twinkle in their eye.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
I think the most important thing people can do to save our planet and the human race is to empower women!
There is a pride a self-love in human minds that will seldom be kept so low as to make men and women humbler than they ought to be.
I think all of us as women have this super-human quality. We create life we give life we are the sources of life for our children - we're all pretty bionic.
We are victims of evil customs. It is a crime against humanity that our women are shut up within the four walls of the houses as prisoners. There is no sanction anywhere for the deplorable condition in which our women have to live.
Human rights are women's rights and women's rights are human rights.
If a country doesn't recognize minority rights and human rights including women's rights you will not have the kind of stability and prosperity that is possible.
One reason the human race has such a low opinion of itself is that it gets so much of its wisdom from writers.
Hatred is corrosive of a person's wisdom and conscience the mentality of enmity can poison a nation's spirit instigate brutal life and death struggles destroy a society's tolerance and humanity and block a nation's progress to freedom and democracy.
We don't pray for the land. We pray for the humans all humans... starting with the president Mohammed Morsi and all officials and for God to give everyone wisdom and responsibility to manage the affairs of this country and its people in true Egyptian spirit.
Your law may be perfect your knowledge of human affairs may be such as to enable you to apply it with wisdom and skill and yet without individual acquaintance with men their haunts and habits the pursuit of the profession becomes difficult slow and expensive.
All human wisdom works and has worries and grief as reward.
In justice to human society it may perhaps be said of almost all the polities and civil institutions in the world however imperfect that they have been founded in and carried on with very considerable wisdom.
Theology in general seems to me a substitution of human ingenuity for divine wisdom.
We live in a culture that doesn't acknowledge or validate human intuition and doesn't encourage us to rely on our intuitive wisdom.
It is astonishing what force purity and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.
I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment endowed with senses memories emotions thoughts and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect.
No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool. Writers alas have to be fools in public while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
It is almost everywhere the case that soon after it is begotten the greater part of human wisdom is laid to rest in repositories.
Who knows for what we live and struggle and die? Wise men write many books in words too hard to understand. But this the purpose of our lives the end of all our struggle is beyond all human wisdom.
If we have built on the fragile cornerstones of human wisdom pride and conditional love things may look good for a while but a weak foundation causes collapse when storms hit.
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us.
The older I get the more wisdom I find in the ancient rule of taking first things first. A process which often reduces the most complex human problem to a manageable proportion.
The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every time you meet a human being.
For a girl the wedding is when you're married. For a guy it's when you get engaged. It takes a real aggressive human being to back out between the ring and the wedding.
When the wedding march sounds the resolute approach the clock no longer ticks it tolls the hour. The figures in the aisle are no longer individuals they symbolize the human race.