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    mankind Quotes

    It is our firm conviction that mankind will live the happier when it has learned to live with music more worthily. Whoever works to promote this end, in one way or another, has not lived in vain.
    — Zoltan Kodaly
    tags: work  live  mankind  music 
    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.
    — Zoltan Kodaly
    Music is a manifestation of the human spirit, similar to language. Its greatest practitioners have conveyed to mankind things not possible to say in any other language. If we do not want these things to remain dead treasures, we must do our utmost to make the greatest possible number of people understand their idiom.
    — Zoltan Kodaly
    The solution for mankind is of a spiritual nature. It is not a political or religious solution. It's the ability to love each other. That's the only solution I see.
    — Ziggy Marley
    I think it's wrong the way they criminalize herb. There are many more uses than just smoking. Beneficial to mankind.
    — Ziggy Marley
    tags: mankind  wrong 
    The love of a Sage for his fellows likewise finds expression amongst mankind. Were he not told sop, he would not know that he loved his fellows. But whether he knows it or whether he does not know it, whether he hears it or whether he does not hear it, his love for his is without end, and mankind cease not to repose therein.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: sage  mankind 
    By ethical argument and moral principle the greatest crimes are eventually shown to have been necessary, and, in fact, a signal benefit to mankind.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: crimes  mankind  facts  morals 
    Hegemony is as old as mankind.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    tags: mankind 
    If global warming is such a bad thing, then why is it taking out all of mankind's competitors? It just seems to me that the less species are out there, killing all our Caribou, the better.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: mankind  bad 
    Nothing will stop us. The road to the stars is steep and dangerous. But we're not afraid . . . Space flights can't be stopped. This isn't the work of one man or even a group of men. It is a historical process which mankind is carrying out in accordance with the natural laws of human development.
    — Yuri Gagarin
    When I orbited the Earth in a spaceship, I saw for the first time how beautiful our planet is. Mankind, let us preserve and increase this beauty, and not destroy it!
    — Yuri Gagarin
    Classical music is one of the best things that ever happened to mankind. If you get introduced to it in the right way, it becomes your friend for life.
    — Yo-Yo Ma
    tags: friends  mankind  right  music 
    You can know all there is to know about life and mankind, but what do you really know about yourself?
    — Yasmina Khadra
    tags: mankind 
    During the civilisation and development process of more than 5,000 years, the Chinese nation has made an indelible contribution to the civilisation and advancement of mankind.
    — Xi Jinping
    The Americans who went to Europe to die are a unique breed.... (They) crossed the seas to a foreign land to fight for a cause which they did not pretend was peculiarly their own, which they knew was the cause of humanity and mankind. These Americans gave the greatest of all gifts, the gift of life and the gift of spirit.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    No people are true Christians who do not think constantly of how they can lift their brother and sister, how they can assist their friends, how they can enlighten mankind, how they can make virtue the rule of conduct in the circle in which they live.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    What we seek is the reign of law, based upon the consent of the governed and sustained by the organized opinion of mankind.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: law  mankind  opinion 
    The question of armaments, whether on land or sea, is the most immediately and intensely practical question connected with the future fortunes of nations and of mankind.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    Only free peoples can hold their purpose and their honor steady to a common end, and prefer the interests of mankind to any narrow interest of their own.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: mankind  honor 
    We are participants, whether we would or not, in the life of the world.... We are partners with the rest. What affects mankind isinevitably our affair as well as the nations of Europe and Asia.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: world  mankind 
    Well, some people say I'm pessimistic because I recognize the eternal cycle of evil. All I say is, look at the history of mankind right up to this moment and what do you find?
    — Wole Soyinka
    tags: evil  people  moment  mankind  right 
    At the very beginning of my creative life I loved humanity. I wanted to do something good for mankind. Soon I understood that it isn't possible to save mankind.
    — Wislawa Szymborska
    In Europe itself it is not probable that war will ever absolutely cease until science discovers some destroying force so simple in its administration, so horrible in its effects, that all art, all gallantry, will be at an end, and battles will be massacres which the feelings of mankind will be unable to endure.
    — William Winwood Reade
    tags: mankind  battle  war 
    A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of metaphysics. Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality.
    — William Winwood Reade
    And then, the Earth being small, mankind will migrate into space, and will cross the airless Saharas which separate planet from planet and sun from sun. The Earth will become a Holy Land which will be visited by pilgrims from all the quarters of the Universe. Finally, men will master the forces of Nature; they will become themselves architects of systems, manufacturers of worlds.
    — William Winwood Reade
    tags: men  world  master  earth  mankind  space  holy  universe 
    If Christianity were true religious persecution would become a pious and charitable duty: if God designs to punish men for their opinions it would be an act of mercy to mankind to extinguish such opinions. By burning the bodies of those who diffuse them many souls would be saved that would otherwise be lost, and so there would be an economy of torment in the long run. It is therefore not surprising that enthusiasts should be intolerant.
    — William Winwood Reade
    As for the system of the Commune, which makes it impossible for a man to rise or fall, it is merely the old caste system revived; if it could be put into force, all industry would be disheartened, emulation would cease, and mankind would go to sleep.
    — William Winwood Reade
    tags: men  sleep  mankind  impossible 
    To see how Christ was prophesied and described therein, consider and mark, how that the kid or lamb must be with out spot or blemish; and so was Christ only of all mankind, in the sight of God and of his law.
    — William Tyndale
    tags: law  mankind  god  christ  kids 
    A man has generally the good or ill qualities which he attributes to mankind.
    — William Shenstone
    tags: men  mankind  quality 
    A sense of the unknown has always lured mankind and the greatest of the unknowns of today is outer space. The terrors, the joys and the sense of accomplishment are epitomized in the space program.
    — William Shatner
    tags: joy  mankind  space 
    Make Him your friend and protector and your felicity is secured both here and hereafter. And with respect to particular duties to Him, it is your happiness that you are well assured that he best serves his Maker, who does most good to his country and to mankind.
    — William Samuel Johnson
    It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.
    — William Ralph Inge
    tags: mankind  wisdom 
    Why cannot we work at cooperative schemes and search for the common ground binding all mankind together?
    — William O. Douglas
    tags: work  mankind 
    I cannot but take notice of the wonderful love of God to mankind, who, in order to encourage obedience to His laws, has annexed a present as well as a future reward to a good life; and has so interwoven our duty and our happiness together that, while we are discharging our obligations to the one, we are at the same time making the best provision for the other.
    — William Melmoth
    Far more has been accomplished for the welfare and progress of mankind by preventing bad actions than by doing good ones.
    — William Lyon Mackenzie King
    tags: action  progress  mankind  bad 
    Our country is the world-our countrymen are all mankind.
    — William Lloyd Garrison
    tags: mankind 
    You came to tell us that the great cities are in favour of the gold standard; we reply that the great cities rest upon our broad and fertile plains. Burn down your cities and leave our farms, and your cities will spring up again as if by magic. But destroy out farms and the grass will grow in the city...You shall not press down upon the brow of labour this crown of thorns. You shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold.
    — William Jennings Bryan
    tags: magic  mankind 
    You shall not press down upon the brow of labor this crown of thorns; you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold.
    — William Jennings Bryan
    tags: mankind 
    God may be a matter of indifference to the evolutionists, and a life beyond may have no charm for them, but the mass of mankind will continue to worship their creator and continue to find comfort in the promise of their Savior that he has gone to prepare a place for them.
    — William Jennings Bryan
    tags: mankind  comfort  gone  god  worship  charm 
    You shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold.
    — William Jennings Bryan
    tags: mankind 
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