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24 Greatest Quotes About Human Being


That all men are equal is a proposition which at ordinary times no sane individual has ever given his assent. Aldous Huxley
There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision. William James
I just think that fiction that isn't exploring what it means to be human today isn't art. David Foster Wallace
Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it. Anais Nin
The United Nations, whose membership comprises almost all the states in the world, is founded on the principle of the equal worth of every human being. Kofi Annan
We are all different. There is no such thing as a standard or run-of-the-mill human being, but we share the same human spirit. Stephen Hawking
The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded. George Orwell
A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated. Horace Mann
Why go to a machine when you could go to a human being? Ray Bradbury
A human being: an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing. Christopher Morley
It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods. Margaret Fuller
To have his path made clear for him is the aspiration of every human being in our beclouded and tempestuous existence. Joseph Conrad
To kill a human being is, after all, the least injury you can do him. Henry James
What the human being sees, what is poured into his environment, becomes a force in him. In accordance with it, he forms himself. Rudolf Steiner
I have never seen an ass who talked like a human being, but I have met many human beings who talked like asses. Heinrich Heine
Being a full human being is difficult, frightening, and problematical. Abraham Maslow
Without pay, no human being will work up to their ability if he or she is not cared for and respected. William Glasser
A human being fashions his consequences as surely as he fashions his goods or his dwelling. Nothing that he says, thinks or does is without consequences. Norman Cousins
I'm actually a pretty decent human being, and when I'm home I'm straight as an arrow. Kid Rock
One simply cannot pay tribute to Stephen Covey without saying at the outset that he was a lovely human being. Tom Peters
Wasim Akram is a splendid human being and a thorough gentleman. Sushmita Sen