scope of humans Essay

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Humanity is a parade of fools, and I am at the front of it, twirling a baton.

DEAN KOONTZ, Brother Odd

On personal integrity hangs humanity's fate.


The human race is just a chemical scum on a moderate-sized planet, orbiting around a very average star in the outer suburb of one among a hundred billion galaxies. We are so insignificant that I can't believe the whole universe exists for our benefit. That would be like saying that you would disappear if I closed my eyes.

STEPHEN HAWKING, Reality on the Rocks: Beyond Our Ken, 1995

When superiors are fond of showing their humanity, inferiors try to outstrip one another in their practice of it.

CONFUCIUS, The Wisdom of Confucius

A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at, for it leaves out the one country at which Humanity is always landing.

OSCAR WILDE, The Soul of Man Under Socialism

Christianity is the highest perfection of humanity.

SAMUEL JOHNSON, letter, Aug. 13, 1766

In baptism one returns to the state of creation ... when all humanity was unified.

L. MICHAEL WHITE, From Jesus to Christianity

An army is a strange composite masterpiece, which strength results from an enormous sum total of utter weaknesses. Thus only can we explain a war waged by humanity against humanity in spite of humanity.

VICTOR HUGO, Les Misérables

Under the sublime law of progress, the present outgrows the past. The great heart of humanity is heaving with the hopes of a brighter day. All the higher instincts of our nature prophesy its approach; and the best intellects of the race are struggling to turn that prophecy into fulfilment.

HORACE MANN, A Few Thoughts for a Young Man

That humanity and sincerity which dispose men to resist injustice and tyranny render them unfit to cope with the cunning and power of those who are opposed to them. The friends of liberty trust to the