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    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

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Some are weather-wise, some are otherwise.

Some are weather-wise, some are otherwise.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

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We must be our own before we can be another's.

We must be our own before we can be another's.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age; but, if so, it will be necessary read more

It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age; but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion

by Bertrand Russell Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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No man is an Island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the Continent, a part of the read more

No man is an Island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the Continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friends or of thine own were; any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; It tolls for thee. More mankind quotes coming soon. If you have a quote or proverb about mankind, please use the "Submit a Quote" form below to have your mankind quote reviewed by an editor. Suggestions or comments on this site? Send an email -John Donne.

by John Donne Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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The significance of a man is not in what he attains, but rather what he longs to attain.

The significance of a man is not in what he attains, but rather what he longs to attain.

by Kahlil Gibran 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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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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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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