mankind Quotes

We are men and women from many lands, representing a rich variety of cultures. And we have been brought together to work in a great common cause: the survival and progress of mankind. The concept of unity in diversity ... underlies our various pursuits at the United Nations.
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— Kurt Waldheim
In seven days God had created the Earth. In a single day mankind had turned it upside down.
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— Kristina McMorris
A very few lonely pioneers make their way to high places never before visited . . . they create the living conditions of mankind and the majority are living on their work.
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— Kristian Birkeland
For me, a rocket is only a means-only a method of reaching the depths of space-and not an end in itself... There's no doubt that it's very important to have rocket ships since they will help mankind to settle elsewhere in the universe. But what I'm working for is this resettling... The whole idea is to move away from the Earth to settlements in space.
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— Konstantin Tsiolkovsky
Washington's adventuristic policy, whipping up international tension to the utmost, is pushing mankind towards nuclear catastrophe.
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— Konstantin Chernenko
One of the most dangerously vicious circles menacing the continued existence of all mankind arises through that grim striving for the highest possible position within the ranked order, in other words, the reckless pursuit of power which combines with an insatiable greed of neurotic proportions that the results of acquired power confer.
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— Konrad Lorenz
More than any other product of human scientific culture scientific knowledge is the collective property of all mankind.
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— Konrad Lorenz
Mankind, which has always been a part of nature, has reached a point where it is too much for nature to accommodate.
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— Kobo Abe
Protecting biodiversity is just as important and critical to the survival of mankind as stabilizing the climate. Species protection and climate are interdependent.
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— Klaus Topfer
Karl Marx made a great contribution to the liberation cause of mankind, and because of his immortal exploits his name is still enshrined in the hearts of the working class and peoples of all countries.
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— Kim Jong Il
I think I did every drug known to mankind, smoked crack, boozed, dropped acid, you name it.
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— Kid Rock
The tiny flame that lights up the human heart is like a blazing torch that comes down from heaven to light up the paths of mankind. For in one soul are contained the hopes and feelings of all Mankind.
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— Khalil Gibran
God has bestowed upon you intelligence and knowledge. Do not extinguish the lamp of Divine Grace and do not let the candle of wisdom die out in the darkness of lust and error. For a wise man approaches with his torch to light up the path of mankind.
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— Khalil Gibran
From a sensitive woman's heart springs the happiness of mankind, and from the kindness of her noble spirit comes mankind's affection.
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— Khalil Gibran
Mother: the most beautiful word on the lips of mankind.
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— Khalil Gibran
They say: 'If a man knew himself, he would know all mankind.' I say: 'If a man loved mankind, he would know something of himself.
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— Khalil Gibran
The true object of religion is to bind mankind together, and to bind them all to God. If we see that in the name of religion, men, instead of promoting peace on earth and good-will among men, are trying to show their antagonism and animosity towards each other, then certainly we must stand forward with our voice of protest, and say that religion is defeating its own legitimate object.
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— Keshub Chandra Sen
People have to take seriously the threat coming from asteroids and what it represents. As Chelyabinsk reminded us, we have to take asteroids as a serious scientific concern, as well as a concern for protection of mankind and survival of the planet. This is not some kook policy. It's the protection of the interests of every single individual life on this planet.
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— Kesha Rogers
Art and ideology often interact on each other; but the plain fact is that both spring from a common source. Both draw on human experience to explain mankind to itself; both attempt, in very different ways, to assemble coherence from seemingly unrelated phenomena; both stand guard for us against chaos.
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— Kenneth Tynan
Christianity is usually called a religion. As a religion it has had a wider geographic spread and is more deeply rooted among more peoples than any other religion in the history of mankind.
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— Kenneth Scott Latourette
The one who comes to question himself cares for mankind.
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— Kenneth Patchen
Learning what the world is like; learning what mankind is like - these are hindered if students lie to another, or steal, or claim something is the fruit of their labors when it really is someone else's.
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— Kenneth G. Elzinga
The image of the frontier is probably one of the oldest images of mankind, and it is not surprising that we should find it hard to get rid of.
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— Kenneth E. Boulding
As far as many statistical series that are related to activities of mankind are concerned, the date that divides human history into two equal parts is well within living memory. The world of today is as different from the world I was born in as that world was from Julius Caesar s. I was born in the middle of human history, to date, roughly. Almost as much has happened since I was born as happened before.
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— Kenneth E. Boulding
I've always considered movies evil; the day that cinema was invented was a black day for mankind.
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— Kenneth Anger
In particular, for younger researchers on whom the future of mankind may depend. We believe that they are working with all the scientific wisdom at their disposal for the preservation of the inheritance of the earth and for the lasting survival of mankind.
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— Kenichi Fukui
Chemistry itself knows altogether too well that - given the real fear that the scarcity of global resources and energy might threaten the unity of mankind - chemistry is in a position to make a contribution towards securing a true peace on earth.
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— Kenichi Fukui
No, my friend. We are lunatics from the hospital up the highway, psycho-ceramics, the cracked pots of mankind. Would you like me to decipher a Rorschach for you?
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— Ken Kesey
Genius has no age, no country, no race; it belongs to mankind.
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— Kelly Miller
Professionalism is nothing but a crude insistance on the mechanization of mankind.
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— Kedar Joshi
Simplicity is an acquired taste. Mankind, left free, instinctively complicates life.
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— Katharine Fullerton Gerould
The future. Space travel, or cosmology. Alternate universes. Time travel. Robots. Marvelous inventions. Immortality. Catastrophes. Aliens. Superman. Other dimensions. Inner space, or the psyche. These are the ideas that are essential to science fiction. The phenomena change, the basic ideas do not. These ideas are the same philosophical concepts that have intrigued mankind throughout history.
— Kate Wilhelm
Science, like nothing else among the institutions of mankind, grows like a weed every year. Art is subject to arbitrary fashion, religion is inwardly focused and driven only to sustain itself, law shuttles between freeing us and enslaving us.
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— Kary Mullis
The French Revolution, Fichte's Theory of Knowledge, and Goethe's Wilhelm Meister are the three greatest tendencies of the age. Whoever takes offence at this combination, and whoever does not consider a revolution important unless it is blatant and palpable, has not yet risen to the lofty and broad vantage point of the history of mankind.
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— Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
Through artists mankind becomes an individual, in that they unite the past and the future in the present. They are the higher organ of the soul, where the life spirits of entire external mankind meet and in which inner mankind first acts.
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— Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
Versatility of education can be found in our best poetry, but the depth of mankind should be found in the philosopher.
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— Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
The symmetry and organization of history teaches us that mankind, during its existence and development, genuinely was and became an individual, a person. In this great personality of mankind, God became man.
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— Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
It is peculiar to mankind to transcend mankind.
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— Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
Life is writing. The sole purpose of mankind is to engrave the thoughts of divinity onto the tablets of nature.
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— Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
If you want to see mankind fully, look at a family. Within the family minds become organically one, and for this reason the family is total poetry.
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— Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel