Humanity Quotes, Sayings about being human
Difference between religions and humanity. Religions tell you to spend thousands of dollars on pilgrimage and distribution of holy books, while humanity tells you to spend that money on your neighbor who is starving to death, and on people living in poverty.
When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion.
– Dale Carnegie
There is always more misery among the lower classes than there is humanity in the higher.
– Victor Hugo
If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
– Mother Teresa
Every single time you help somebody stand up, you are helping humanity rise.
– Steve Maraboli
Being a Humanist means trying to behave decently without expectation of rewards or punishment after you are dead.
– Kurt Vonnegut
We people, when we feel pain, it is an indication that we are alive. But when we feel the pain that does not belong to us, but to others – it is then that we know, we are humans.
The satisfaction you receive from doing things that benefits others greatly exceeds the satisfaction you receive from doing things that only benefit yourself.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
– George Orwell
Humanity’s true moral test, its fundamental test consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals.
– Milan Kundera
If I thought I was going to die tomorrow, I should nevertheless plant a tree today.
– Stephan Girard
There is a universal respect and even admiration for those who are humble and simple by nature, and who have absolute confidence in all human beings irrespective of their social status.
– Nelson Mandela
Let there be justice for all. Let there be peace for all. Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all. Let each know that for each the body, the mind and the soul have been freed to fulfill themselves.
– Nelson Mandela
In the faces of men and women, I see God.
– Walt Whitman
If nobody spoke unless he had something to say, the human race would very soon lose the use of speech.
– W. Somerset Maugham, The Painted Veil