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    I find it interesting that the meanest life, the poorest existence, is attributed to God's will, but as human beings become more affluent, as their living standard and style begin to ascend the material scale, God descends the scale of responsibility

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There is something feeble and a little contemptible about a man who cannot face the perils of life without the read more

There is something feeble and a little contemptible about a man who cannot face the perils of life without the help of comfortable myths

by Bertrand Russell Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands read more

It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.

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To dream anything that you want to dream. That's the beauty of the human mind. To do anything that you read more

To dream anything that you want to dream. That's the beauty of the human mind. To do anything that you want to do. That is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself to test your limits. That is the courage to succeed.

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If out of all mankind one finds a single friend, he has found something more precious than any treasure, since read more

If out of all mankind one finds a single friend, he has found something more precious than any treasure, since there is nothing in the world so valuable that it can be compared to a real friend.

by Andreas Capellanus Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. We cannot exist without mutual help. All read more

The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. We cannot exist without mutual help. All therefore that need aid have a right to ask it from their fellow-men; and no one who has the power of granting can refuse it without guilt.

by Walter Scott Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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I have noticed that what cats most appreciate in a human being is not the ability to produce food, which read more

I have noticed that what cats most appreciate in a human being is not the ability to produce food, which they take for granted - but his or her entertainment value

by Geoffrey Household Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable read more

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

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The most acute social priority is for individuals to clean up their own mental and emotional messes. -Doc Childre.

The most acute social priority is for individuals to clean up their own mental and emotional messes. -Doc Childre.

by Doc Childre Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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This is the ultimate end of man, to find the One which is in him; which is his truth, which read more

This is the ultimate end of man, to find the One which is in him; which is his truth, which is his soul; the key with which he opens the gate of the spiritual life, the heavenly kingdom.

by Rabindranath Tagore Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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