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human Quotes

37 of the best book quotes about human
  1. #1
    “She’s green, you mean. It’s a she, for heaven’s sake. ”
  2. #2
    “Empathy, evidently, existed only within the human community, whereas intelligence to some degree could be found throughout every phylum and order including the arachnida.”
  3. #3
    “aOh, I see . . . I don’t count here no more. You ain’t got to say excuse me to your daddy. All of a sudden you done got so grown that your daddy don’t count around here no more. . . . You done got so grown to where you gonna take over. . . . You gonna wear my pants.”
  4. #4
    “Do not be discouraged by the resistance you will encounter from your human nature; you must go against your human inclinations. ”
  5. #5
    “A Rocket-cartel. A structure cutting across every agency human and paper that ever touched it.”
  6. #6
    “In bantering lies the key to human warmth.”
  7. #7
    “Reason is man’s instrument for arriving at the truth, intelligence is man’s instrument for manipulating the world more successfully; the former is essentially human, the latter belongs to the animal part of man.”
  8. #8
    “It is so painful in you, Celia, that you will look at human beings as if they were merely animals with a toilette, and never see the great soul in a man’s face.”
  9. #9
    ″ The human animal is a beast that dies but the fact that he’s dying don’t give him pity for others. ”
  1. #10
    “i’m only human, & inadequacy is what makes us human, & if we was perfect we wdnt have nothin to strive for, so you might as well go on & forgive me pretty baby, cause i’m sorry”
  2. #11
    ″‘I’ll get bigger and bigger and bigger till I turn into a human.’ ‘Actually, you’re a human already,’ says Ma. ‘Human’s what we both are.’ I thought the word for us was real.”
  3. #12
    “His idea is that whenever you encounter any other grokking thing—man, woman, or stray cat…you are meeting your ‘other end.’ The universe is a thing we whipped up among us and agreed to forget the gag.
    Jubal looked sour. ‘Solipsism and pantheism. Together they explain anything. Cancel out any inconvenient fact, reconcile all theories, include any facts or delusions you like. But it’s cotton candy, all taste and no substance—as unsatisfactory as solving a story by saying: ‘—then the little boy fell out of bed and woke up.‘”
  4. #13
    “Stranger fiends hide here in human guise
    than reside in the valleys of Hell.
    But goodness, kindness and love arise
    in the heart of the poor beast, as well.”
  5. #14
    “Humans need fantasy to be human. To be the place where the falling angel meets the rising ape.”
  6. #15
    “For all species other than us humans, things just are what they are. Our problem is that we’re always trying to figure out what things mean—why things are the way they are. As though the why matters. Don’t waste time on false constructs.”
  7. #16
    “You see, gentlemen, reason is an excellent thing, there’s no disputing that, but reason is nothing but reason and satisfies only the rational side of man’s nature, while will is a manifestation of the whole life, that is, of the whole human life including reason and all the impulses. ”
  8. #17
    “I would rather my hand were withered off than bring one brick to such a building! […] Perhaps the thing I resented was, that of all your edifices there has not been one at which one could not put out one’s tongue. On the contrary, I would let my tongue be cut off out of gratitude if things could be so arranged that I should lose all desire to put it out. ”
  9. #18
    “With more people on earth today, there are fewer Noodly Appendages to go around, so we each receive less touching--pushing down toward the earth--and thus, with less force downward, we’re taller.”

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  1. #19
    “Man is the creature he fears.”
  2. #20
    “For any human being in existence to think that there is nothing in the whole world superior to himself would be an insane piece of arrogance.”
  3. #21
    “Everything in the world must have design or the human mind rejects it. But in addition it must have purpose or the human conscience shies away from it.”
  4. #22
    ″A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.”
  5. #23
    “You’re only human. And as humans, we can’t expect to shoulder all of our pain.”
  6. #24
    “He watched and recorded their subversive activities with love, amusement, and detachment.”
  7. #25
    “Always pitiful when any human being falls into a condition hardly more respectable than that of an animal. How much more pitiful it is when the person who falls has had all the advantages!”
  8. #26
    “Your human joy fascinates me-the way you experience things, in your life span, so wildly and deeply and all at once, is... entrancing. I’m drawn to it, even when I know I shouldn’t be, even when I try not to be.”
  9. #27
    “Yet, what a real living human being is made of seems to be less understood today than at any time before, and men–each one of whom represents a unique and valuable experiment on part of nature–are therefore shot wholesale nowadays.”
  1. #28
    “How can one fail to realize that in this vulnerable universe everything that is human and solely human assumes a more vivid meaning?”
  2. #29
    “Yet, desires and and impulses are as much a part of a perfect human being, as beliefs and restraints;”
  3. #30
    “We are fragile creatures, and it is from this weakness, not despite it, that we discover the possibility of pure joy.”
  4. #31
    “When we see these things (suffering), we realize that not only do we suffer, but so do many of our human brothers and sisters. So when we look at the same event from a wider perspective, we will reduce the worrying and our own suffering.”
  5. #32
    “Lord, give them enough hurts to keep them human and enough failures to keep their hands clenched tightly in Yours.”
  6. #33
    “Only those who decline to scramble up the career ladder are interesting as human beings. Nothing is more boring than a man with a career.”
  7. #34
    “That wasn’t any act of God. That was an act of pure human.”
  8. #35
    “I said it was a brutal thing.”
    “No, it was a human thing. You should not insult the brutes by such a misuse of that word; they have not deserved it.”
  9. #36
    “In those hours he is awake and prowling through the building, he sometimes feels he is a demon who has disguised himself as a human, and only at night is it safe to shed the costume he must wear by daylight, and indulge his true nature.”
  10. #37
    “An androgynous mind was not a male mind. It was a mind attuned to the full range of human experience, including the invisible lives of women.”

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