humanity Quotes

13 of the best book quotes about humanity
  1. #1
    “This self-respect and sense of self-worth, the innermost armament of the soul, lies at the heart of humanness.”
  2. #2
    “’The subjects will eventually recall and understand the purpose of the hard things we have done and plan to do to them. The mission of WICKED is to serve and preserve humanity, no matter the cost. We are, indeed, ‘good’”
  3. #3
    “My heart beats fast: this is the aim, the great, the sole aim, that I have thought of in the trenches; that I have looked for as the only possibility of existence after this annihilation of all human feeling.”
  4. #4
    “Sometimes I lose faith in human nature for a time; I am assailed by doubt.”
  5. #5
    “They won’t be human experiences afterward. You don’t get a second chance at humanity, Bella.”
  6. #6
    “We are all broken by something. We have all hurt someone and have been hurt. We all share the condition of brokenness, even if our brokenness is not equivalent […] Our shared vulnerability and imperfection nurtures and sustains our capacity for compassion. We have a choice. We can embrace our humanness, which means embracing our broken natures and the compassion that remains our best hope for healing. Or we can deny our brokenness, foreswear compassion, and, as a result, deny our own humanity.”
  7. #7
    “You can’t understand most of the important things from a distance, Bryan. You have to get close.”
  8. #8
    “How can I not trust another human completely? We’re family—both part of the brotherhood of extinction.”
  9. #9
    “It was the time to hear things and talk. These sitters had been tongueless, earless, eyeless conveniences all day long. Mules and other brutes had occupied their skins. But now, the sun and the bossman were gone, so the skins felt powerful and human. They became lords of sounds and lesser things. They passed nations through their mouths. They sat in judgment.”
  10. #10
    “He spoke very well about the decency and comradeship natural to animals. ‘Animals don’t behave like men,’ he said. ‘If they have to fight, they fight; and if they have to kill they kill. But they don’t sit down and set their wits to work to devise ways of spoiling other creatures’ lives and hurting them. They have dignity and animality.‘”
  11. #11
    “This is to be asserted in general of men, that they are ungrateful, fickle, false, cowardly, covetous.”
  12. #12
    “How much is physical, how much in the mind? How much accident and how much fate? Love simply is where it is.”
  13. #13
    “The souls were wrong to be here. My humans deserved their world. I could not give it back to them, but I could give them this.”
    Stephenie Meyer
    The Host

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