Mankind - Quotes

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Dogs are a gift to mankind. They are happy and joyful and loyal by nature. They are pure, positive energy and teach by example.

Alyson Noel

Species evolve only to meet the pressures of new environments. In a stable environment, a species may remain unchanged for millions of Centuries. Primitive man evolved rapidly because his environment was a harsh and changing one. Once, however, mankind learned to create his own environment, he created a pleasant and stable one, so he just naturally stopped evolving.

Isaac Asimov

A desire of knowledge is the natural feeling of mankind; and every human being, whose mind is not debauched, will be willing to give all that he has to get knowledge.

Samuel Johnson

Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labour; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it.

Samuel Johnson

One of the great tragedies of mankind is that morality has been hijacked by religion. So now people assume that religion and morality have a necessary connection. But the basis of morality is really very simple and doesn`t require religion at all.

Arthur Charles Clarke

The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible.

Bertrand Russell

- A question, before you go. What is the truth?
- We place faith in ourselves. We see the world the way it really is and hope that one day all mankind might see the same.
- What is the world, then?
- An illusion. One of which can either submit to - like most do - or transcend.
- What is it to transcend?
- To recognize nothing is true and everything is permitted. That laws arise not from divinity, but reason. I understand now that our creed does not commend us to be free - it commends us to be wise.

Assassin`s Creed

The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.

H. P. Lovecraft

Music is the universal language of mankind.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Real art is one of the most powerful forces in the rise of mankind, and he who renders it accessible to as many people as possible is a benefactor of humanity.

Zoltán Kodály

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One might well say that mankind is divisible into two great classes: hosts and guests.

Max Beerbohm

Mankind is not yet grown, I`m saying.
But he aspires, and thus he`s wild.
His parents - thought, and love undying -
may they watch over their lost child.

Attila József

There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and, after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.

Logan Pearsall Smith

All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.

Benjamin Franklin

This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.

Neil Alden Armstrong

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