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Fostering Longer

War is something of man's own fostering, and if all mankind renounces it, then it is no longer there.

- A. A. Milne

Failure War

War is the greatest failure of mankind.

- Aaron Huey

Nation Sign

A nation must be embraced, rehabilitated and expressed as a tangible sign of human creativity and as an integral element of mankind's heritage.

- Abdelaziz Bouteflika

East Shared

The creation of Physics is the shared heritage of all mankind. East and West, North and South have equally participated in it.

- Abdus Salam

Thought Shared

Scientific thought and its creation is the common and shared heritage of mankind.

- Abdus Salam

Service Lay

If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?

- Abigail Adams

Own While

I hold that while man exists, it is his duty to improve not only his own condition, but to assist in ameliorating mankind.

- Abraham Lincoln

New Salvation

The Scriptures of the Old and New Testament, said an eminent scholar, have God for their Author, the Salvation of mankind for their end, and Truth without any mixture of error for their matter.

- Adam Clarke

Equality Committed

Unless man is committed to the belief that all mankind are his brothers, then he labors in vain and hypocritically in the vineyards of equality.

- Adam Clayton

Confined Period

The history of mankind is confined within a limited period, and from every quarter brings an intimation that human affairs have had a beginning.

- Adam Ferguson

More Would

Nothing would be more profitable to us than a right history of mankind.

- Adam Weishaupt

I Am Glad

I am glad that mankind on the whole are dreamers.

- Ajith Kumar

Government Disease

Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.

- Albert Einstein

Survive New

We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.

- Albert Einstein

Living Which

Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind.

- Albert Schweitzer

Study Books

The proper study of mankind is books.

- Aldous Huxley

Book Never

To me a book is a message from the gods to mankind; or, if not, should never be published at all.

- Aleister Crowley

Making Salvation

The salvation of mankind lies only in making everything the concern of all.

- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Records Divinity

The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased.

- Alexander Hamilton

Study Proper Study

The proper study of Mankind is Man.

- Alexander Pope

Study Proper Study

Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.

- Alexander Pope

Madness Which

I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by party-spirit, which at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.

- Alexander Pope

Country Nation

What helped me was I had people around me to remind me to help my country even when it did me wrong, have respect for my people, my family, my nation and mankind.

- Alexis Arguello

Syphilis Enemies

Comforts and syphilis are the greatest enemies of mankind.

- Alexis Carrel

Scientific Made

If a psychiatric and scientific inquiry were to be made upon our rulers, mankind would be appalled at the disclosures.

- Alfred Korzybski

Best Aim

Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim, wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame; obtained with labour, for mankind employed, and then, when most you share it, best enjoyed.

- Alfred North Whitehead

Prolific Seldom

Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.

- Alfred North Whitehead

Kind Some

To the mass of mankind religion of some kind is a necessity.

- Alfred Russel Wallace

Cruelty Only

Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.

- Alphonse de Lamartine

Learning Destroy

All mankind is now learning that these nuclear weapons can only serve to destroy, never become beneficial.

- Alva Myrdal


Who speaks to the instincts speaks to the deepest in mankind, and finds the readiest response.

- Amos Bronson Alcott

More Precious

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.

- Andreas Capellanus

May Lives

The true basis of morality is utility; that is, the adaptation of our actions to the promotion of the general welfare and happiness; the endeavour so to rule our lives that we may serve and bless mankind.

- Annie Besant

Beginning Artist

What does the artist do? He draws connections. He ties the invisible threads between things. He dives into history, be it the history of mankind, the geological history of the Earth or the beginning and end of the manifest cosmos.

- Anselm Kiefer

Think I Think

Mandela is just the eternal man. You want that man to be around forever. It's the closest thing we have to God, I think. He's the father of mankind, almost.

- Anton Corbijn

Tragedy May

The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion.

- Arthur C. Clarke

Peace Natural

The forces that are driving mankind toward unity and peace are deep-seated and powerful. They are material and natural, as well as moral and intellectual.

- Arthur Henderson

Upheaval Set

The vast upheaval of the World War set in motion forces that will either destroy civilization or raise mankind to undreamed of heights of human welfare and prosperity.

- Arthur Henderson

Natural Before

Before the discovery of agriculture mankind was everywhere so divided, the size of each group being determined by the natural fertility of its locality.

- Arthur Keith

Love Nation

Only when every one of us and every nation learns the secret of love for all mankind will the world become a great orchestra, following the beat of the Greatest Conductor of all.

- Artur Rodzinski

United States

Of course, mankind would not have landed on the Moon in 1969, were it not for two things: conquered Nazi rocket technology and post-war anti-Communist paranoia in the United States.

- Charles Duke

Craft Sure

I'm quite sure that all true professional artists, of every description, in all walks of life, whether their craft is painting, music, sculpture, medicine or anything, have one primary concern - mankind.

- Chico Hamilton

Development Which

Internationalism is a community theory of society which is founded on economic, spiritual, and biological facts. It maintains that respect for a healthy development of human society and of world civilization requires that mankind be organized internationally.

- Christian Lous Lange

Better Future

Propaganda must appeal to mankind's better judgment and to the necessary belief in a better future. For this belief, the valley of the shadow of death is but a war station on the road to the blessed summit.

- Christian Lous Lange

Will Eternal

Cloning will enable mankind to reach eternal life.

- Claude Vorilhon

Through Which

Charity is a supreme virtue, and the great channel through which the mercy of God is passed onto mankind.

- Conrad Hilton


Families are the Nurseries of all Societies; and the First combinations of mankind.

- Cotton Mather

Hypocrisy Common

Moliere exaggerates common vices of mankind: lust, greed, misanthropy, hypocrisy. We all have a touch of these.

- Dakin Matthews

Study Relieving

The most wonderful study of mankind is man. Relieving human suffering and diffusing universal knowledge is humanitarian.

- Daniel D. Palmer

Prepare Fact

The most important American addition to the World Experience was the simple surprising fact of America. We have helped prepare mankind for all its later surprises.

- Daniel J. Boorstin

Fiction Period

I hesitate to predict whether this theory is true. But if the general opinion of Mankind is optimistic then we're in for a period of extreme popularity for science fiction.

- David Eddings

Great Vice

Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men, the good and the bad. But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue.

- David Hume

Circumstances Give

Circumstances give in reality to every political principle, its distinguishing colour, and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind.

- David Trimble

Never His

God has never, in the history of mankind, allowed his name to go long offended.

- David Wilkerson

Behind How

How could you fear a dearth? Have not mankind tho' slain by millions, millions left behind?

- Joel Barlow

Giving Made

Life is made too easy. Mankind's moral fibre is giving way under the softening influence of luxury.

- Johan Huizinga

Disease Christians

The god of the Christians, as we have seen, is the god who makes promises only to break them; who sends them pestilence and disease in order to heal them; a god who demoralizes mankind in order to improve it.

- Johann Most

Liberty Surely

Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.

- John Adams

Say Determine

Without ethics, man has no future. This is to say, mankind without them cannot be itself. Ethics determine choices and actions and suggest difficult priorities.

- John Berger

Over Given

In the last fifty years science has advanced more than in the 2,000 previous years and given mankind greater powers over the forces of nature than the ancients ascribed to their gods.

- John Boyd Orr

Death Thee

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.

- John Donne

War Puts

Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.

- John F. Kennedy

Why Which

A vision of truth which does not call upon us to get out of our armchair - why, this is the desideratum of mankind.

- John Jay Chapman

Independent Harm

All mankind... being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.

- John Locke

About Very

They act as if they supposed that to be very sanguine about the general improvement of mankind is a virtue that relieves them from taking trouble about any improvement in particular.

- John Morley

New Them

The situation of America is new in the annals of mankind; her affairs cry haste, and speed must answer them.

- John Paul Jones

Principle Employ

The common class of mankind are actuated by no nobler principle than that of self-interest; this and this alone determines all adventurers in privateers: the owners, as well as those whom they employ.

- John Paul Jones

More Minus

If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind.

- John Stuart Mill

Ignorance Causes

Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind.

- John Tillotson

Against Rallying

'Never again' is the rallying cry for all who believe that mankind must speak out against genocide.

- Jon Corzine

Means Antagonism

Mankind is divided into rich and poor, into property owners and exploited; and to abstract oneself from this fundamental division; and from the antagonism between poor and rich means abstracting oneself from fundamental facts.

- Joseph Stalin

Environmental Made

If people destroy something replaceable made by mankind, they are called vandals; if they destroy something irreplaceable made by God, they are called developers.

- Joseph Wood Krutch

Feet Religious

A man is as old as his arteries and his interests. If he permits his economic, religious, or social arteries to harden, or loses interest in whatever concerns mankind... he will need only six feet of earth.

- Josephus Daniels

History Ideal

We peruse one ideal, that of bringing people together in peace, irrespective of race, religion and political convictions, for the benefit of mankind.

- Juan Antonio Samaranch

Think Britain

I sometimes think God allows Great Britain to be unprincipled for the good of mankind.

- Julia Ward Howe

Inspirational Sail

Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel.

- Augustus Hare

Side Sense

With the first commandment, Mohammed tried to imprison common sense. And with the second commandment, the beautiful, romantic side of mankind was enslaved.

- Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Through Advances

Mankind advances only through struggle.

- Gustav Stresemann

Nature Which

A Shakespeare could have arisen only on English soil. In the same way, your great dramatists and poets express the nature and essence of the Norwegian people, but they also express that which is universally valid for all mankind.

- Gustav Stresemann

Still Divisive

The great men of a nation reach out to all mankind. They are unifying, not divisive; internationally conciliating and still great nationally.

- Gustav Stresemann

True Nationality

Our true nationality is mankind.

- H. G. Wells

Fear Emotion

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

World Indeed

The world is indeed comic, but the joke is on mankind.

- H. P. Lovecraft

Will Convinced

When will mankind be convinced and agree to settle their difficulties by arbitration?

- Benjamin Franklin

Move Movable

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

- Benjamin Franklin

Miseries Brought

I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things.

- Benjamin Franklin

Magic Perfect

If God had made a perfect world, it would be a magic trick, not creation, with no meaning or place for us to learn and create. Mankind is not yet ready for a perfect world. We do not know how to appreciate perfection.

- Bernie Siegel

Will Only

The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.

- Bertrand Russell

Door Necessary

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.

- Bertrand Russell

Given Laws

The laws of God given to mankind are embodied in the gospel plan, and the Church of Jesus Christ is made responsible for teaching these laws to the world.

- Harold B. Lee

Use Part

If we go back in the history of different nations, violence and the use of force are part of their heritage. These are the traditions of mankind.

- Harri Holkeri

Occupying Hang

In man - in the history of mankind, this has happened many times, and occupation leaders hang on to the land that they're occupying. People fight to liberate their land. But in the end, the people's will is what achieves victory.

- Hassan Nasrallah

Some May

Some day science may have the existence of mankind in power, and the human race can commit suicide by blowing up the world.

- Henry Adams

Believe Ideal

Our ideal is to make her ever stronger and better and finer, because in that way alone, as we believe, can she be of the greatest service to the world's peace and to the welfare of mankind.

- Henry Cabot Lodge

Perish Quickening

I fear that the hearts of the vast majority of mankind would beat on strongly and steadily and without any quickening if the league were to perish altogether.

- Henry Cabot Lodge

Own Very

She has great problems of her own to solve, very grim and perilous problems, and a right solution, if we can attain to it, would largely benefit mankind.

- Henry Cabot Lodge

Fact However

It will be said, however, that protection tends to destroy commerce, the civilizer of mankind. Directly the reverse, however, is the fact.

- Henry Charles Carey

Than Human Powers

Of all human powers operating on the affairs of mankind, none is greater than that of competition.

- Henry Clay

Which Century

The march of invention has clothed mankind with powers of which a century ago the boldest imagination could not have dreamt.

- Henry George

Desperate Most

Mankind at its most desperate is often at its best.

- Bob Geldof