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    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.

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Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.

Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.

by Aldous Huxley Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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Contempt for happiness is usually contempt for other people's happiness, and is an elegant disguise for hatred of the human read more

Contempt for happiness is usually contempt for other people's happiness, and is an elegant disguise for hatred of the human race

by Bertrand Russell Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile.

Man is a clever animal who behaves like an imbecile.

by Albert Schweitzer Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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We hold these truths to be self evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their read more

We hold these truths to be self evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness

by Thomas Jefferson Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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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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Man is the cruelest animal.

Man is the cruelest animal.

by Friedrich Nietzsche Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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While there is a lower class, I am in it; while there is a criminal element, I am of it; read more

While there is a lower class, I am in it; while there is a criminal element, I am of it; while there is a soul in prision, I am not free. -Eugene V Debs.

by Eugene V. Debs Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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The world is beautiful, but has a disease called man

The world is beautiful, but has a disease called man

by Friedrich Nietzsche 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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